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Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources:
National Alliance on Mental Illness -
NJ Department of Children and Families:
Specific resources related to COVID-19 from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) -
NJ Parent Link (NJ's Road to Recovery Resources for Schools, Communities, Parents and Professionals):
NJ Parent Link Homepage -

NJ COVID-19 Guidance & Information Webpage:
- Includes Easy Access to NJ COVID-19 Dash Board, Weekly Activity Reports, Daily Case Summary Reports, Executive Orders and Briefings.

NJ School, Child Care & Summer Camp Re-Opening Guidance & Resources:
- Includes Linkages to Assist with Student & Staff Support, Facilities Management and Professional Resource Needs.

Interdisciplinary Resources, Hotlines & Helplines:
- Local, County, State & Federal Linkages to Assist with Individual & Family Challenges, Special Situations & Transitional Events.
Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource
An adult’s guide to understanding grief and loss for youth in the time of Covid-19.
Acknowledging Loss for youth in the time of COVID-19: The changing social experience.
NJ Performance Care NJ:
The NJ Childrens System of Care (CSOC) -
ResourceNet links for all NJ counties -
COVID-19 Communication for Families (This will provide links to many different helplines) -
CarePlus, NJ
For the parents/guardians: We are pleased to provide some recently developed resources from CarePlus, NJ. Abby Maitland, LCSW, created two virtual workshops for adults on Grief and Loss Related to Covid 19. These two videos are approximately 30 minutes each. The first is primarily focused on coping with death. The second is more general and provides overall coping strategies. We hope that these will offer you some support during this difficult time.

Supportive Parenting During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Presented by: Jacqueline Gagliardo, Director of Counseling & Support Services and Chris Hellriegel, LCSW, School Based Program Manager, Care Plus NJ