Indiana District Resilience and Emotional Support Teams (REST) COVID-19 Resource/Services Exchange
Indiana District Resilience and Emotional Support Teams (REST) provide resources and deliver psychological support to individuals impacted by a crisis incident or event. REST primarily provides Psychological first-aid, responder resilience training and support, and referral to individuals for local resources for psychosocial needs.
This statewide RESOURCE/SERVICE EXCHANGE listserv was created to facilitate communication of statewide COVID19 resources available among the districts (i.e. social services, mental health, food banks, family assistance center sites) as well as to provide a platform to post/share the "realtime" unmet needs/gaps being encountered so that the listserv community can be aware/assist/collaborate in furthering statewide service and support provision.
All service providers in the state are encouraged to subscribe and share with organizational colleagues and volunteers working with Indiana COVID19 response and recovery.
WHO: Basic Psychosocial Skills: A Guide for COVID-19 Responders. This Guide aims to help orient people supporting the COVID-19 response to integrate psychosocial support skills into their daily work, thereby making a difference to the well-being of people they come into contact with during the pandemic.
From the American Red Cross: If you've lost a loved one due to #COVID19, our hearts are with you. This Virtual Family Assistance Center offers information and resources that we hope will help you during this time: https://www.redcross.org/virtual-family-assistance-center.html
FREE Emotional CPR (eCPR) Zoom 3-Day Training. Allies of Indiana. Emotional CPR (eCPR) is a public health education program designed to teach people to assist others through an emotional crisis.
Wellness Guide to Overcoming Isolation During COVID-19: Being Connected, Staying Connected, and Choosing Connection. Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.’s (AHP) Human Potential Press, in collaboration with the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery. This new guide is designed to help you maintain emotional wellness and whole health.
You Are Not Alone. You Are Not Alone Hope and Healing for Survivors of Suicide Loss. Suicide has become so prevalent in today's world, and especially in our local faith community.
COPING SKILLS DURING COVID19. Come learn about a variety of coping skills you can put into action while social distancing in a 3-part series.
ShipHappens is a company in Indiana that will provide free naloxone kits.
Coronavirus Online Tool via a virtual clinic (IU Health). The virtual COVID-19 screening clinic can be used statewide. Insurance is not needed to open an account and thus service is FREE.
Telehealth Basics for Social Work Educators and Clinicians responding to COVID-19 (The Indiana University School of Social Work). Free introductory program, online and self-paced. It includes 3 modules.
Remote Psychological First Aid during the COVID-19 outbreak Interim guidance – March 2020 (Relief Web)
Digital Go-Bag - to assist responders in building a Digital Go-Bag. From hazardous materials, to psychological health to surveillance and alerts, most responders will find these tools beneficial to add to their device. (US National Library of Medicine)
Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook (The Wellness Society)
Supporting Your Child (Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation)
Why the Coronavirus is Triggering Mental Health Issues (The Depression Project)
Helpful Tips During COVID-19, Infographic (Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation)
Useful Mental Health Mobile Apps (MHAI / Indiana Suicide Prevention Network)
Useful Suicide Prevention Mobile Apps (Indiana Suicide Prevention Network)