COVID-19: Emotional support services available to all

Published: March 18, 2020

Last updated on March 26th, 2020

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United Behavioral Health/Optum offer a free emotional support help line. The help line is available 24/7 and open to the public for as long as necessary, providing access to specially trained mental health specialists to help people manage stress and anxiety so they can continue to address everyday needs.

Callers may also receive referrals to community resources to help them with specific concerns, including financial and legal matters.

Call the United Behavioral Health/Optum help line: 1-866-342-6892

Online resources and information are also available by registering with Optum:
Liveandworkwell.com Coronavirus info: you’ll find information for preparing and recovering from crisis, as well as links to the CDC, Red Cross, and other national organizations.
Liveandworkwell.com Coping Center: Type the keyword “coping” into the search bar, select Coping. Here you’ll find articles, guides, self-help tools and videos on coping with stress.