COVID-19 – Texans Recovering Together

Hotlines for Help
COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line: 1-833-986-1919

2-1-1 Texas (Community Resource and COVID-19 Testing Information): 2-1-1

Services for Residents of the East Texas Service Area
Burke provides mental health and intellectual and developmental disability services to individuals in 12 East Texas counties (Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler). To make an appointment or for general information about Burke’s mental health services, call 936-634-5010 or 1-866-242-4556.

For more information on these COVID-19 related resources and a listing of COVID-19 call centers in Burke’s service area, please review our resource guide. Available in ESPAÑOL.

Mental Wellness Check-ups:
Mental Health America – Take a Mental Health Test –  Online screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition.
Mental Health First Aid (News/Updates) – Check out this site for helpful mental health information and tips related to current events and activities. 
eQuoo – The Emotional Fitness Game – Play your way towards mental resilience as you learn about cognitive processes in a safe and stimulating environment. Once a skill is learned, the game unlocks an interactive story where you use those skills to level up in the game.

Helpful Publications (for download and distribution)
Managing Your Stress – Tips include identifying the signs of stress and healthy ways to relieve stress.
Suicide Prevention Bookmark – Includes signs someone may be thinking about suicide, steps for providing help, and supportive resources.
Prevención del suicidio – (Bookmark in ESPANOL) – Incluye signos de que alguien puede estar pensando en suicidarse, pasos para brindar ayuda y recursos de apoyo.

Helpful Resources
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): COVID-19 Information and Resources

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN): Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019

Texas Department of State Health Services: COVID -19 Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information