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Stay Informed

With the spread of COVID-19, we are facing unprecedented challenges. During this time of social distancing Virginia Beach Department of Behavioral Health, Wellness and Prevention Services is aware of the need for additional resources for you and your family. To assist in addressing this need, Virginia Beach (BHWPS) will present  mental health resources and information to support children and families as we navigate the evolving situation together.

Practice healthy habits and stay informed!

Stressed? Look at ways to cope with stress during this time of change


Take care of your emotional health


Take advantage of the resources available to you

Childcare Resources

In an infectious disease outbreak, when social distancing and self-quarantine are needed to limit and control the spread of the disease, continued social connectedness to maintain recovery are critically important. Virtual resources can and should be used during this time.



Food Pantry Resources

Mental Well-Being and Coronavirus

Resources from Call to Mind

How to cope with feeling stressed, scared, confused, sad or angry right now.

World Health experts know mental health = health, and COVID-19 is having an impact. It’s normal to feel stressed, confused, scared, sad, or angry right now. Get facts for how to cope.

You Matter. Help is close, 24/7/365. Text TALK to 741741 for the Crisis Text Line or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You can also call SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

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