The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) is available to provide support for the unique challenges frontline staff, first responders and other County employees are experiencing as they selflessly continue to serve LA County’s residents during these unprecedented and unpredictable times. First responders, frontline staff to access emotional first aid, find assistance navigating mental health services and obtain referrals to grief and bereavement resources.
Our DMH+UCLA Public Partnership for Wellbeing has also compiled a collection of resources and services for County employees, frontline workers, school staff, and care professionals.
- Healthcare Personnel and First Responders: How to Cope with Stress and Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic (CDC)
- Free Mental Health Resources For COVID-19 First Responders (Mental Health America)
- How to Support Mental Health in COVID First Responders (Psychology Today)
- COVID-19 Behavioral Health Resources for First Responders (Federal Office of Emergency Medical Services)