COVID-19 Resources for First Responder Mental Health & Wellness

In these unprecedented times, many people are feeling increased levels of stress, worry, and anxiety. These links provide some helpful advice and tips for managing stress and distress.

TitleSourceType
Resilience in EMS: What It Is and How to Get ItDr. Drew Anderson, Behavioral Health Director
Delmar-Bethlehem EMS
Recorded Webinar
Self-Care During the PandemicDr. Drew Anderson, Behavioral Health Director
Delmar-Bethlehem EMS
Publication
Coping With COVID-19 Anxiety: FAQsColumbia University
Department of Psychiatry
Publication
Coronavirus AnxietyColumbia University
Department of Psychiatry
Publication
FACE COVID - How to respond effectively to the Corona crisis (e-book)Dr. Russ Harrise-Book
Protecting your Family from COVID-19Dr. David Price
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Video
COVID-19 ResourcesNew York State
Office of Mental Health
Resource List
Mental Health During an EmergencyNew York State
Office of Mental Health
Resource List
Emotional Support Line:
844-863-9314
New York State
Office of Mental Health
Support Line
Albany County Mental Health Support Line:
518-269-6634
(8am - 5pm every day).

Anyone experiencing a psychiatric emergency
should still call the Albany County Mobile Crisis Team:
518-549–6500.

Albany County
Department of Mental Health
Support Line
Coronavirus Anxiety - Helpful Expert Tips and ResourcesAnxiety and Depression Association of AmericaResource List
Crisis ResourcesThe Code Green CampaignResource List
Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease OutbreakSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdministrationPublication
First Responders Resource PortalSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdministrationTrainings
24-Hour Crisis Referral Service for Emergency Service Personnel: 206-459-3020Safe Call NowSupport Line
First Responder Mental Health ResourcesBC First Responders' Mental HealthResource List
Protecting the mental health of first responders during a pandemicPoliceOnePublication