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COVID-19 Coping Resources for Parents
Healthychildren.org by the American Academy of Pediatrics has articles on different parenting topics in the time of COVID-19, and is also in general a good resource.
Hotlines for Parents
PARENTAL STRESS LINE 1-800-632-8188
Support and compassion – someone to talk to and help you plan what to do next
Information and resources in your area
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Parental Stress Line (PSL) is confidential and anonymous
Parents Helping Parents (PHP) 1-800-882-1250
A self-help program for parents who want to improve their relationships with their children. PHP relies on specially trained volunteers from professional health and human services to help guide discussions, suggest referrals to other services, and provide assistance when needed.
Hotline for Teens
GIRLS AND BOYS TOWN NATIONAL HOTLINE 800-448-3000
The Hotline is available 24/7. In 2019, the Boys Town National Hotline® received more than 139,000 calls and 21,400 web contacts (emails, chats and texts) from teens.
Domestic Abuse Hotlines
For parents and those who may be experiencing domestic abuse during this time of heightened stress:
SafeLink — 1-877-785-2020 (toll-free)
SafeLink TTY — 1-877-521-2601
National Domestic Violence Hotline — 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
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