Mental Health Support for Families

It is important that families work daily on self-care, just as much as kids are doing their school work through Remote Learning and parents are working from home. Below are important resources to help speak to kids about COVID-19 and all of the effects that is continues to have on our lives and community. Take good care of your physical, mental and emotional health!


Self-Care Resources:

  1. Activities to do with kids
  2. Love and care for children
  3. Self-care for kids
  4. Self-care ideas
  5. Student self-care
  6. Self-care checklist


Mental Health Resources:

  1. Emotions Memory Game for Kids
  2. 5 things to know about stress
  3. Bereavement Booklet
  4. Care for the caregiver
  5. Finding calm during a crisis
  6. Talking to kids about Coronavirus
  7. Thrive NYC’s New Guide to Mental Health Services



Calvary Hospital Bereavement Support (Brooklyn)
Abby R. Spilka, MA, CT, MHC-LP, Bereavement Counselor
Cell: 917-574-6879

New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center
Community Counseling and Mediation
810 Classon Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Site: 718-230-5100
Intake: 718-802-0666

Brooklyn Counseling Services (BCS)
26 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11242

NYPCC Child & Family Mental Health Centers
102 Pilling Street, Bushwick, NY
(718) 602-1000

2857 Linden Boulevard, East New York, NY
(718) 235-3100

Call NYC Well Today
1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
NYC Well is your connection to free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a
counselor via phone, text, or chat and get access to mental health and substance use
services, in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365.

• For Relay Service for Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Call 711
• Español: Press 3
• 中文: Press 4

Interpreters are available for 200+ languages. Stay on the line, and you will be
connected with a counselor who can connect you to translator services. NYC Well
Counselors are trained to accept calls from deaf and hard of hearing individuals using
video relay services.