Mental Health Resources

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please call 911 or 1.800.273.8255

Friendship Church is a member of Pine Rest Mental Health Services’ Church Assistance Program. As part of Friendship’s program, all church members can receive three free counseling sessions per issue. Contact Pine Rest to schedule your appointment.

 Ideas & Tips to Help Your Mental Health

Activities that distract you from current events can be helpful. Here are a few ideas:

  • Household chores, such as spring cleaning, will give you a sense of purpose and accomplishment when completed. 
  • Free online university courses and courses through cousera, such as Yale University’s most popular class ever: The Science of Well-Being. They offer a great learning opportunity. 
  • Movies are moving from theaters to online. Netflix is also a good option. 
  • TV programming has expanded during the crisis, particularly through streaming services like Netflix. You can also currently stream the Met Opera for free. The NFL and NBA are also offering complementary access to online streaming platforms. 

Resources

Hope for Mental Health | Webinar with Kay Warren

Navigating Mental Health During Quarantine | Podcast from be nice.

The New Mental Health Research on Coronavirus | Article from Psychology Today

Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 | Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Coronavirus: Mental Health Coping Strategies | National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)

Resilience Strategies During a Pandemic | Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services  

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