We're here to help - Below is a list of resources you may find helpful during the COVID 19 Pandemic
The Oregon Psychiatric Access Line (OPAL) would like to announce a new service for its callers, OPAL-C (COVID-19 Clinician Stress Peer Support). In addition to offering psychiatric curbside consultations about adult and child patients, OPAL is now offering confidential peer support for primary care clinicians experiencing stress in response to the COVID-19 crisis for the next 12 months. OPAL consultants will provide a listening ear and suggestions for managing the stress that comes from this national emergency. In addition, OPAL-C consultants can provide information regarding available community-based resources for practitioners seeking to establish care with a mental health professional. So, if you are interested in talking about COVID-19 practice stress, feel free to call the regular OPAL number 503-346-1000 or toll free 855-966-7255 for out of Portland Metro. Please let call receptionist know of your desire to talk about COVID-19 related stress issues.
COVID specific resources for kids
PSB kids resource list for Coronavirus
Discussion for parents with links to free PBS video content on proper hand washing and sneeze techniques and rest.
YouTube: Kids ask coronavirus questions with thoughtful answers
Good resource for kids who would benefit from factual information.
Podcast: But Why?
Podcast for curious kids - Episode "Coronavirus For Kids, And The Science Of Soap"
Podcast: Brains On
Teaching handwashing to kids
Simple song with instructions on thorough hand washing
Mental Health during Quarantine
Apps - search in your device's app store