Why Must I Stay Home?

Helplines Available

At this time, it is unknown how long social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines may be in place, but this won’t last forever. If you need some help getting through this challenging time, there are people who want to help.

Addiction support: If social distancing means you can’t attend a support group, contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357), or visit https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline.

Getting help with depression and suicidal thoughts: Struggling with feelings of depression? The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress. Call 1-800-273-8255 or visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/.

Domestic violence: The National Domestic Violence Hotline is available 24/7 at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) in more than 200 languages. All calls are free and confidential. You can also chat online if you can’t talk at https://www.thehotline.org/help/.

Source  NYT; NYT; NYT

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