COVID - 19

Resources for Managing COVID -19

Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation COVID-19 Media Toolkit


The images and example social media posts below were developed by Ohio’s Suicide Prevention Foundation and are free to the public. Clicking any image will download a high-resolution PDF file. Example Social Media Posts In such a scary time, it is important to reach out to those who might be having a harder time with social distancing. If you are struggling reach out to @crisistextline by texting SHARE to 741741 #youmatter #mentalhealthawareness If going out to get groceries is adding stress to your plate reach out to [INSERT LOCAL HOTLINE] for how you can get your food and toiletries delivered. Social Distancing can be lonely, be sure to reach out to friends and family through texts, emails, facetimes, or Skype. Visit ohiospf.org for a list of local resources. #reachout If stress reactions interfere with your every day activities reach out to your healthcare provider. Contact [LOCAL HOTLINE/RESOURCE] for more information.




Resources for Opioid and Substance Abuse Providers


Below are resources for opioid and other substance user providers to help transition services to be COVID-19 responsive. COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals
with Substance Use Disorders
SAMHSA’s COVID-19 Guidance for Opioid Treatment Programs here. COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Response and 42 CFR Part 2 Guidance OhioMHAS Telehealth Guidance DEA guidelines on Use of Telemedicine While Providing
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).
Project DAWN/Community Naloxone distribution fact sheet update. OTP Guidance Document Connections App, a free smartphone app that supports patients in recovery from substance use disorders. Please direct inquiries to: OTP Questions: OTP_COVID19@mha.ohio.gov General BH questions: Covid19BH@mha.ohio.gov




Covid-19 and Our Children


Children are experiencing the Pandemic with adults, but not necessarily in the same way. The resources below can help explain what’s going on and ensure that children stay as healthy and happy as possible. Book: “Coronavirus Social Story for Children” The Child Mind Institute resource on how to talk to young people about COVID-19. CDC managing mental health and coping during COVID-19 for children and caregivers Frequently Asked Questions “Talking to Children About COVID19: A Parent Resource” Ohio Department of Education a new video message




Higher Education and Covid-19


Children are experiencing the Pandemic with adults, but not necessarily in the same way. The resources below can help explain what’s going on and ensure that children stay as healthy and happy as possible. Guidance for Higher Education Adminitrators The American College Health Association The Hope Center resources for college students. Social Media Toolkit Uncertainty is widespread right now, but we can help people stay in control of their emotions. Help us share tips on managing coronavirus-related stress and anxiety to all those we serve. A social media toolkit is available at http://mha.ohio.gov/coronavirus for you or your agency to use on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more. Scroll to the bottom of the page to download sample messages.





 

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