The Autism Society of Texas has compiled a list of resources related to COVID-19 and its impacts on the mental wellness of children and adults with autism. Social distancing is good, but social isolation is bad and can be bad for your mental health!
What is a MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS?
Endangerment to yourself or others or imminent distress. If you are in crisis and need immediate assistance, call 911. Use this 911 Checklist to assist you in making your call. Ask for the Crisis Intervention Team or request an officer trained in handling mental health cases. If you are in crisis, but it is not an immediate threat or emergency, consider the following resources…
Coping Strategies During COVID-19 (for families)
We know this is a hard time for everyone. We’ll continue adding to this list and providing updates and support!