Thrivetalk Offering Free Mental Health Services for Essential COVID-19 Workers

April 10th 2020

Thrivetalk is offering free mental health services for essential health care workers and first responders throughout the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Thrivetalk is offering free mental health services for essential health care workers and first responders throughout the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.1

Eight states are allowing clinicians to practice across state lines due to the pandemic, including telehealth services. Those states are Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, New York, and Tennessee.1

There are additional resources available for essential workers to help manage their mental health during COVID-19. For example, theAmerican Medical Associationprovides various strategies and tools for health care professionals to reference at any time.2

The Thrivetalk telehealth company is currently offeringsessionsat discounted rates for those who are not health care workers and are still seeking mental health services.1

The National Alliance on Mental Illness has also created aguideavailable for the public that highlights general information on COVID-19 as well as other difficult topics that one may be experiencing during this period.3

REFERENCES

1. Telehealth company ThriveTalk offers free mental health services for essential workers during COVID-19 [news release]. League City, TX; PR Newswire: April 9, 2020.https://prnmedia.prnewswire.com/news-releases/telehealth-company-thrivetalk-offers-free-mental-health-services-for-essential-workers-during-covid-19-301038516.html. Accessed April 10, 2020.

2. Managing mental health during COVID-19. AMA.https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/public-health/managing-mental-health-during-covid-19. Updated April 3, 2020. Accessed April 10, 2020.

3. COVID-19 information and resources. NAMI.https://www.nami.org/covid-19-guide. Updated April 6, 2020. Accessed April 10, 2020.

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