The following resources have been created to support our communities while we learn to navigate the changes to our world due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We join you in your search for facts and supportive material to keep ourselves informed and advised how to respond and best support our families, friends, neighbors and community members.
#InthistogetherOhio: Buckeye Neighbors Helping Neighbors
COVID-19 and its impact has caused a strain on millions of Ohioans. This bulletin shares information on what we can do as Ohioans to help during this pandemic. Read more…
Manage Anxiety & Stress – by the CDC (Center for Disease Control & Prevention)
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. In this article the CDC Center for Disease Control & Prevention information as to how you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people, and the community you live in. Read more…
A NEW Children & Family Assistance Line is Available 567-333-8455
This telephone service is to support parents who have become defacto teachers, youth that are having a hard time adapting to not seeing their peers, parent/child conflicts, parent emotional issues with being out of work and additional family concerns developing due to our current circumstances. Support is available 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, 7 days a week. It is staffed by employees of Family Life Counseling and Psychiatric Services. It is available to ALL Richland County residents and not limited to just Family Life Clients.
This is being added to the already existing: Crisis Help Line: 419-522-4357 (HELP), The Warm Line: 419-522-5300, and the Crisis Text Line Text “4HOPE” to 741741. This adds an additional option and specific supports for family issues for Richland County residents.
Learn more with the Ohio Department of Health resources for individuals and families.