E-mail: info@recoveryprograms.us    |    Phone: +1 800-374-4198

COVID-19 Resources

In response to the stress of isolation individuals are experiencing, RPSV has compiled a list of Activities to Keep Busy While Isolating dedicated to free activities to do from home.

Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia:
Call 1-800-374-4198 for peer support or additional resources.

Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
1-800-273-8255
Online chat

Disaster Distress Helpline:
1-800-985-5990
Suicide prevention text line: text “TalkWithUs” to 66746

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance:
Suicide prevention text line: text “DBSA” to 741-741

The National Domestic Violence Hotline:
1-800-799-7233
Online chat

The National Sexual Assault Hotline:
800.656.HOPE (4673)
Online chat

Crisis Link, PRS
703-527-4077
1.800.273.TALK (8255)
TTY: 7-1-1
Text “CONNECT” to 85511

Granite Recovery Centers
https://www.graniterecoverycenters.com/resources/how-to-respond-to-an-overdose

County Resources

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB), click here:
703-383-8500, TTY 711
Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm

  • Emergency Services: available 24/7 at 703-572-5679
  • Suicide prevention text line: text “CONNECT” to 855-11

Arlington County CSB, click here:
Phone: 703-228-5150
TTY: 703-228-5242
Monday-Thursday, 8 am–7:30 pm
Friday, 8 am–5:30 pm

Fairfax Detoxification Center:
703-573-5679, TTY 711

Food & Basic Needs Resources

COVID-19 Medical Assistance for the Uninsured:
COVID-19 Uninsured Resources

Unemployment Compensation, Virginia Employment Commission (You must continue to file for unemployment compensation each week):
Apply online, or
Call 1-866-832-2363
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am–5:00 pm
Have questions about unemployment rules? Click here.

Tips for coping with uncertainty in the age of COVID-19: 
https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/community-services-board/news/2020/coping-with-uncertainty

Fairfax County Department of Family Services, click here:
703-324-7500
To apply: www.commonhelp.virginia.gov
To apply call: 1-855-635-4370

Fairfax County Coordinated Services Planning:
703-222-0880, TTY 711
Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm

Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools:
http://nvintergroup.org/

Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools:
Searchable map of food resources

Fairfax County’s Human Services Resource Guide (HSRG): 
https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hsrg/

Arlington Food Assistance Center:
703-845-8486

Arlington County Department of Human Services financial assistance, click here:
703-228-1300

Affordable Internet and Computers:
https://www.internetessentials.com/

Free Wi-Fi Fairfax County Libraries:
All library branches have limited wireless internet access. While libraries are closed to the public, Wi-Fi access is available from the parking lots from 6 am–10 pm, seven days a week.

Allconnect: Internet Subsidy for Low-Income Households:
https://www.allconnect.com/blog/fcc-approves-internet-subsidy-for-low-income-households

Child Care Resources

The Fairfax County Office for Children:
703-449-8484
Email: dfsccarinfo@fairfaxcounty.gov
To search for care click here
To apply for financial assistance click here

National Parent Helpline:
1-855-427-2736
Monday-Friday, 1 pm- 10 pm

Virginia Trauma Informed Community Network:
Activities and advice for parents

Centers for Disease Control (CDC):
CDC guidance on talking to kids about COVID

Virtual family travel is courtesy of Virginia Tourism:
Click here for access to eighteen links to explore historic sites across Virginia.

Participate in Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems:
https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmzjCPQv3y8

Amazon free library of kids’ TV shows:
For more information click here.

Virtual Support Groups

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance:
Online support groups

7 Cups:
Online support

Alcoholics Anonymous:
1-800-208-8649
Phone meetings

Al-Anon:
1-888-425-2666
Electronic Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous:
1-800-543-4670
https://virtual-na.org/meetings/

NAMI Norther VA:
https://www.nami-northernvirginia.org/support-groups.html

COVID-19 Resource Sites

Fairfax County COVID-19 site:
https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19/

Arlington County COVID-19 site:
https://health.arlingtonva.us/covid-19-coronavirus-updates/

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services COVID-19 site:
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/covid19

National Alliance of Mental Illness COVID-19 Resources:

Mental Health America (MHA) COVID-19 page:
mhanational.org/covid19

Take a mental health screening:
https://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/northern-virginia

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

World Health Organization (WHO):

Conversations on Crisis Communications During COVID-19:
For more information click here.

Sunshine Behavioral Health:
https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/resources/domestic-violence/

Southern California Sunrise Mental Health (Managing mental health during COVID-19:
https://socalsunrisemh.com/managing-mental-health-during-covid-19

Free Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga & Fitness:

The Mindfulness Center (Classes require password that is located on the online classes page.):
https://www.themindfulnesscenter.org/onlineclasses

New Mindfulness Meditation Class, Meredith McEver, LCSW:
703-820-6732
Thursdays, 12:05 – 12:45 p.m
https://zoom.us/j/91995297516?pwd=L3dxRC9kOVl4Z1V5eVIwbTZjMUNEUT09
Meeting ID: 919 9529 7516
Password: 277563
+13126266799 (Chicago)
+16465588656 (New York)

IMCW/The Insight Meditation Community of Washington (Most meditation offerings are by dana (optional donation), and they offer financial aid for some of their paid class offerings.):

Calm is a free guided meditation app and online platform:

Sounds True:

Download myStrength, an online app to help you recharge, refresh, andimprove your mood:
https://appv2.mystrength.com/go/ffccsb/csbcommunity

Free Virtual Fitness and Dance Classes:

  • For more information click here.

YouTube Channels:

YMCA free on-demand classes:
https://ymca360.org/on-demand#/

Finger Print For Success:
https://www.fingerprintforsuccess.com/blog/mindfulness-exercises

Wellness Activities & More

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance:

The Wellness Society:

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP):

Nursing License Map:
https://nursinglicensemap.com/resources/mental-health-resources

Online Therapy Directory:
https://www.onlinetherapy.com/online-therapy-services/

Public Health Degrees:
https://www.publichealthdegrees.org/resources/79-resources-managing-seasonal-affective-disorder/

Articles

  • Shatterproof: “How I’m Coping with COVID-19 and Social Isolation as a Person in Long-Term Recovery” provides helpful suggestions. Click here.
  • The Chopra Center: “Anxious About the Coronavirus? Here Are Eight Practical Tips on How to Stay Calm and Support Your Immune System.” Click here.

Substance Abuse and Addiction Resources

Alcohol Use Resource for Virginia Residents:
https://www.alcoholhelp.com/treatment/outpatient-rehab

Help.org: