VIEW: Mental health resource guide for people impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Lake Michigan along M-22 (Amber Ainsworth/WDIV)
Lake Michigan along M-22 (Amber Ainsworth/WDIV)

DETROIT – While coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken a toll on many people’s physical health, it is also impacting mental health.

People are scared, stressed and anxious.

Click here to read mental health stories from a clinical physiologist.

Because of this, Michigan officials have introduced new resources and support for people who may be struggling, and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said her office is working to find more ways to help people.

Below are some resources to help you cope:

Text Line

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services introduced a text line where people can receive mental health support.

Send RESTORE to 741741 to have a confidential conversation with a crisis counselor. The service is available 24/7.