To have additional resources included, please contact 

Cassandra Farrugia, NAMI-NYS Communication Specialist, at

NAMI-NYS wants to help ensure that everyone is addressing their mental health needs as we cope with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Below you will find NAMI specific resources along with resources for the general public as well as ones for providers. You will also find information on our new helpline number.

We will be adding resources so be sure to check back.

We will get through this TOGETHER!


NAMI Resources:

NAMI-NYS Affiliate Operational Updates and Contact information

NAMI COVID-19 Information and Resources

NY State Of Health Partner_Outreach_Letter_

Video Message from NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison Jr.

NAMI Helpline Coronavirus Information and Resource Guide

NAMI Memo Detailing CARES Act

NAMI Page on Coronavirus with tips for people living with a mental illness as well as working from home

Facebook Townhall Co-Hosted by NYS Senate Mental Health Chair David Carlucci and NAMI-NYS

NAMI Medical Director Dr. Ken Duckworth Discussing:Coping with COVID-19 While Living With a Mental Health Condition

NAMI Medical Director Dr. Ken Duckworth Discussing: Teletherapy and COVID-19

NAMI Medical Director Dr. Ken Duckworth Discussing: Anxiety and COVID-19

Spectrum News Story on Maintaining Mental Health During COVID-19 Featuring NAMI Capital Region President, Robin Cole

Guidelines for holding NAMI programs during COVID-19 outbreak

NAMI Youth Programs Directory



Please contact and share our new temporary helpline number (518) 248-7634 8:00am - 4:30pm

Other Resources for the Public:


NYS Office of Mental Health Resources for Feeling Stressed About COVID-19

OMH COVID-19 Disaster Emergency Telemental Health and Program Guidance 

Things To Know About The Coronavirus & Household Solutions That Work As Disinfectants As Per The CDC

Helping Homebound Children during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Why the Coronavirus Could hit Rural Areas Harder

CDC Resources on Addressing Mental Health During COVID-19

NIMH Director's Message on COVID-19 & Mental Health

Office of Mental Health New York State Guidance Documents

Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act

Recovery Rebates Fact Sheet

PBS: How You and Your Kids Can De-Stress During Coronavirus

Resources for Supporting Children's Emotional Well Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Taking Care of your family during Coronavirus and other Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Leaders Guide to Risk Communication in the Face of Coronavirus and Other Emerging Public Health Threats

Community Update from the Elizabeth Dole Foundation: Hidden Heros

Mental Health and Behavioral Guidelines for Prepardness and Response to Coronavirus and other Emerging Infectious Outbreaks

SAMHSA Training and TA related to COVID-19

SAMHSA II: Nation Library of Medicine Disaster Update

NEABPD webinars on DBT: Helping Each Other Through COVID-19

Mental Health Lesson Plans

Anxiety and Coping with the Coronavirus – Managing Worry – Your Kids and Your Own

Dealing with Coronavirus Anxiety

County Resources


Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health Resources

Dutchess County Resonds

Ulster County Resources

Central Hudson Assistance

United Way Westchester and Putnum Counties

Resources for Students

Resources for CUNY for Students

Free Spectrum Internet/Wifi for Students

Wellness Tips for Managing Student Anxiety & Depression

Resources for Providers & Professionals

Click Here- for a list of these useful resources.