Geared to adults and parents of children with ADHD, but offers expert practical strategies for meeting universal challenges, with a webinar series devoted to the pandemic.
Coronavirus Resources and Inspiration - CHABAD
Inspirational articles, practical guidance, and a free quarantine kaddish service
OHEL Support Groups
OHEL offers a number of different support groups as well as remote crisis counseling.
Relief Resources for Families
Includes teleconferences on intergenerational issues; support groups for mothers; 2020 Covid19 Family Guidebook: Do it at home Coping skills and Activities; How to Explain the Virus to Very Young Children e-book; and links to other mental health resources.
Amudim Anonymous Support Hotline and Resources
Hotline Hours: 8am - 11pm (including Shabbat). 888-726-8346 or 718-972-3000; Videos, live events, support groups, and tips to help navigate the pandemic.
Free Counseling Services
Confidential arrangement of counseling services by professionals including lawyers, social workers, and psychologists. Email Ari Weisbrot.
OU Mental Health: Live Programming
Watch live or recordings of past events, which include How to Manage COVID-19 Anxiety: A Psychological and Spiritual Perspective; Coping with Corona: Helping our Children & Ourselves; Grief, the Omer and Corona: Thoughts and Suggestions; Eating to optimize your immune system and maintain your health.
Bergen County Therapists Volunteer Psychological Support Services
A number of licensed therapists in Bergen County have volunteered to provide psychological support services to those who have been directly impacted by COVID-19. We are currently offering psychological support for medical professionals working with COVID-19 patients, and for patients or family members with COVID-19 or who have lost a loved on to the disease. See link for more information
If your child is in crisis, get help from the Mobile Response unit
New Jersey's Department of Children & Families offers services to support families with children who have behavioral challenges or for whom social distancing triggers intense anxiety and distress. . During this pandemic, DCF reminds families that social distancing shouldn’t mean social isolation. Contact the Division of Children’s System of Care: 877-652-7624.
Parenting Resources (OU)
Helpful resources to make the most out of the time you now have together as a family...culled from experts and educators- and some parents in the trenches!
CDC: Managing Stress During Crisis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides strategies for coping with stress and anxiety during COVID-19.
Jewish Family and Children's Services, Northern NJ
Call their Mental Health Support Line: 1.800.541.6076 Speak to a caring professional for emotional support. Ongoing Zoom Support Groups: JFCSNNJ.ORG/GROUPS Call 201-837-9090 or email for more information.