Resources and Apps

Enjoy this comprehensive list of apps and resources referenced throughout this site!

Apps to help you relax and unwind

Practice gratitude

Helpful handouts

Video conferencing platforms

Take care of your body

Get connected to local mental health and substance use providers

Goal setting

Get the facts 

Economic resources

Apps to help you relax and unwind

Breathe2Relax  |  Stress management  |  Apple  |  Android

Stop, Breathe & Think  |  Guided meditations  |  VISIT

The Breathing Butterfly  |  Basic breathing  |  Apple

Virtual Hope Box  |  Self-help for anxiety management  |  Apple | Android

Mindshift  |  Self-rating and diary  |  Apple  |  Android

Belly Bio  |  Biofeedback – diaphragmatic breathing  |  Apple

Mindfulness Coach  |  Free mindfulness practices  |  Apple  |  Android

My Life  |  Check in and meditation  |  Apple  |  Android

Colorish  |  Anti-stress coloring book  |  Android

iNaturalist  |  Enjoy nature  |  Apple  |  Android

Read a book  |  Downloadable books  |  Apple  |  Android  |  Microsoft

Play A Game  |  Vibrant games library  |  Apple |  Android

SAM  |  Self-help for anxiety management  |  Apple | Android

What’s Up?  |  Anxiety self-management  |  Apple  |  Android

Video conferencing platforms

FaceTime  |  Apple

Skype  |  Apple  |  Android

Zoom  |  Apple  |  Android

Google Meet  |  Apple  |  Android

Goal setting

Strides  |  Track habits + SMART goals  |  Apple

Monitor your media usage

Social Fever  |  Stop smartphone addiction  |  Google

Practice gratitude

Grateful  |  Gratitude journal  |  Apple

Take care of your body

7 Minute Workout  |  Exercise activity | Apple |  Android

My Fitness Pal  |  Exercise and diet  |  Apple  |  Android

Get the facts!

CDC  |  National COVID-19 information  |  VISIT

Vermont Department of Health  |  Local information  |  VISIT

COVID-19 Guidance for Vermont Schools  |  Sending youth to schoolVISIT

COVID-19 Recovery Resource Center  |  Resources for businesses, individuals and communities |  VISIT

Helpful handouts

CDC Guidance  |  Coping with stress  |  VISIT  |  PDF

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration |  Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks | PDF

What to do  |  Help Guide: Quick stress relief  |  VISIT

Yale Child Study  |  Understanding and coping with reactions  |  PDF

Daily Stress Management Plan  | Download your own Daily Stress Management Plan  |  PDF

Vermont Department of Mental Health Guidance  |  Stress and Your Mental Health  |  PDF 

Get connected to local mental health and substance use providers

Vermont Care Partners Network Agency  |  Learn about the agency in your community that provides services and supports, including 24/7 mental health crisis response. Network agencies located in your community can support you in finding the services and supports you need.

Vermont 2-1-1  | Vermont 2-1-1 provides connections to other mental health and substance use providers in the State of Vermont.

VT HELPLINK  | Provides connections to opioid and other substance use disorder treatment services in Vermont. | 1-802-565-LINK (5465)

SAMHSA’s National Helpline  |  1-800-662-HELP (4357) and TTY 1-800-487-4889

Talk with your primary care provider and ask for a referral to a trusted mental health professional

If you are in crisis, reach out to a 24/7 hotline

Vermont Peer Support Line |  Open 24/7 – Call or text 833-888-2557 24/7

Crisis Text Line  |  U.S. Residents text SHARE to 741741 for free, confidential crisis counseling and visit the Crisis Text Line for options outside the U.S.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-TALK (8255) for English, 1-888-628-9454 for Spanish, or Lifeline Crisis Chat for veterans.

Or, try one of these other resources

Disaster Distress Helpline  |  1-800-985-5990 (press 2 for Spanish), or text TalkWithUs for English or Hablanos for Spanish to 66746. Spanish speakers from Puerto Rico can text Hablanos to 1-787-339-2663.

National Domestic Violence Hotline  |  1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522

National Child Abuse Hotline  |  1-800-4AChild (1-800-422-4453) or text 1-800-422-4453

National Sexual Assault Hotline  |  1-800-656-HOPE (4673) or Online Chat

Veteran’s Crisis Line  |  1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Crisis Chat  or text: 8388255

Suicide Prevention Steps  | Suicide is preventable. You can help, by getting help.

Resources for First Responders  |  Know the signs of burnout

Responders Self-care  |  Self-care for first responders

Economic resources

Vermont 2-1-1  |  Vermont 2-1-1 is a free service that will help you find the programs and services you need that are provided to Vermonters by local community groups, social service and health-related agencies, government organizations, and others.

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development  |  Find economic resources for individuals, businesses, and communities at the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development’s COVID-19 Resource Recovery Program.

FEMA Disaster Assistance Line  |  1-800-621-FEMA (3362).  Those with speech or hearing impairment may call TTY 1-800-462-7585.

Who we are

COVID Support VT helps people cope with the pandemic through education, emotional support and connections to community services that promote resilience, empowerment and recovery.

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Supporting Vermonters to lead healthy and satisfying lives community by community.

EMAIL: Info@COVIDSupportVT.org

OFFICE: 802.828.7368

Who we are

COVID Support VT offers self-help tips, resources, and a way to connect to existing mental health and community services.

Get COVID Support VT updates

Supporting Vermonters to lead healthy and satisfying lives community by community.

EMAIL: Info@COVIDSupportVT.org

OFFICE: 802.828.7368

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