Covid-19 Coronavirus Resources

Public Health is looking for clinicians for their vaccination pods. If you are interested in volunteering you may sign up directly with DOH: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/acd/ncorona2019/vaccine/volunteertovaccinate/ (For licensed clinicians only.)

Anyone who is currently eligible for the vaccine, please go to the county public health website for the county that you are located in to find information on how and where to get vaccinated:

Los Angeleshttp://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/coronavirus/vaccine/index.htm

San Bernardinohttps://wp.sbcounty.gov/dph/

Santa Barbarahttps://www.countyofsb.org/phd/

Riversidehttps://www.ruhealth.org/covid-19-vaccine

Venturahttps://www.venturacountyrecovers.org/vaccine-information/


CDC – Covid-19 Vaccine Information

Vaccine Prioritization for Patients with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders – PDF

APA Practice Guidance for Covid-19 (Link)

APA Practice Management Helpline (Link)

New Telehealth Rules:


NCSL – National Conference of State Legislatures – Criminal Justice System Responses to Covid-19

Prison Policy Initiative – Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation – Division of Juvenile Justice – Important Message During the Covid-19 Emergency

NCCD – National Council on Crime and Delinquency – Covid-19 and the Justice System (Blog)

SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – Coronavirus Resources

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry – Covid-19 Resources

AACAP – American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – Coronavirus Resources

NCTSN – National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Network

Massachusetts General Hospital – Guide to Mental Health Resources for Covid-19

California Psychiatric Association (CPA) – Coronavirus Resources

RAC Monitor – CMS Suspends Additional Rules to Promote Provider Staffing Surge (4.10.2020)

General Information about COVID-19:

EBSCO Health Website
(The EBSCO Health team has aggregated public and proprietary content from government agencies and publishers to create a resource portal that spans our collective knowledge on Coronavirus)

EBSCO Free Journal Articles from major publishers

EBSCO Direct Links to International, Federal and State Agencies’ Sites

DynaMed – Direct Access to Point of Care Content for Clinicians 


Physician Wellness:

Opportunities to Serve:

Disaster Recovery Information:

SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center
Addressing The Needs of the Mentally Ill in Disasters
Helping People After Loss
Managing the Stress of Children after a Disaster
Leadership, Grief and Tragedy
Helping Communities and Families Recover


COVID-19 Discussion Board is now online. SCPS Members please login with your USERNAME and PASSWORD to join the conversation

Resources for Patients and Families

LOS ANGELES – An executive order has been signed by the LA County Board of Supervisors to vaccinate seniors 65 and older. Appointments for this group will start on January 21st. APPOINTMENTS CAN BE MADE HERE

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/acd/ncorona2019/vaccine/HCWSignup/?fbclid=IwAR2dBtBG5TFORFcUYDutLcfy_uu6jTflXPHuYouSXlsyQL5_zaW5DuiNiJo


CDC – Covid-19 Vaccine Information

If you are a patient or family member or friend in need of immediate assistance:

  • Disaster Distress Helpline (SAMHSA-Link)
    Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Link)
    Call 800-273-8255 or Chat with Lifeline
  • Crisis Textline (Link)
    Text TALK to 741741
  • Veterans Crisis Line (Link)
    Call 800-273-8255 or text 838255

CDC Information:


Additional Resources: