Coronavirus Doctor's Note: Shining a light on mental illness

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- An underlying issue with the coronavirus pandemic is mental illness.

TAKE ACTION: Get help with mental health issues

Doctor Alok Patel wants to share resources for anyone struggling to get through this and you are not alone.

Here are some resources:
  • Covidmentalhealthsupport.org - It's a searchable database that can help people with anything from anxiety to trouble parenting to depression

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 - This is confidential

  • Crisis test line - Text "home" to 741741 and reach a crisis counselor


  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255


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