During this time of community need, residents, businesses and government are pulling together to respond.
Here are suggestions for what you can do to help your neighbors, as well as what the county is doing in response to the crisis.
Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Taking care of yourself, your friends and your family can help you cope with stress. Helping others cope with their stress can also make your community stronger.
We understand there are a lot of strong feelings about the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and what it means for our health, as well as the well-being of our families and friends.
Learn what you can do to help yourself and family. Learn what you can do to help others.
Stressed About COVID19? Here’s What Can Help
SPAN - the Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia - is a regional coalition of the Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax-Falls Church, Loudoun, and
Prince William Community Services Boards (CSBs) and other groups in Northern Virginia, all working together to raise awareness and share resources to prevent suicide.
Join the SPAN Listserv to receive periodic announcements about upcoming suicide prevention events and meetings, and information about suicide prevention initiatives in Northern Virginia.
Kevin Hines addresses audience at the October 31st regional suicide prevention forum ‘Tools and Techniques for assisting Youth and Older Adults'.”
Mental Health Screening
Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings help determine if you or someone you care about should consider connecting with a mental health professional. These free, anonymous online questionnaires are available to all adults and adolescents.
Reach Out. Find Hope.
Sometimes the pressures of life can seem never-ending. We all struggle with things like economic worries, relationship and family problems, substance abuse, sexual orientation, trauma, depression, poor health, and even loneliness.