COVID-19 Update and Information Center
Coronavirus Information, Resources, and Community Updates
COVID-19 BCCMHA Update
6/22/2021: MDHHS and the Barry County Commissioners have declared the state of emergency to be rescinded. Although, as a healthcare facility, BCCMHA is still required to adhere to MIOSHA's June 22, 2021 pandemic orders pertaining to healthcare facilities.
We do still ask that if you have an appointment with us and you are experiencing a fever, cough and/or shortness of breath, please call 269-948-8041 to discuss your appointment options. BCCMHA will continue taking steps to ensure clients, staff, and community members remain as safe as possible.
MDHHS has set up a hotline at 888-535-6136 to answer health-related questions about the virus. The line is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days per week.
Text "RESTORE" to 741741 to Get Mental Health Support
During this COVID-19 pandemic, getting crisis mental health support is now as simple as sending a text with RESTORE to 741741! By texting the keyword RESTORE to 741741, you, as a Michigan resident can have a confidential text conversation with a crisis counselor. Trained counselors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to texts from Michigan residents who are facing a mental health crisis — everything from anxiety and financial issues to suicide and domestic violence. You can learn more about this service by clicking here.
If You Need to Talk, We're Here to Listen
Do you need someone to talk to? Do you want to share your triumphs or challenges? Do you feel alone? Do you feel like others just don’t understand? We can help! If you need to talk, we're here to listen with Certified Peer Support Specialists. By calling 888-PEER-753 (888-733-7753), a peer will answer the phone and provide support, provide resource referrals (if needed), and share their experience of hope and recovery. If you feel you need someone to talk to or may be suffering with a mental health condition, call our support line today!
Stay Home, Stay MIndful.
Staying inside isn’t always easy, but Governor Whitmer and Headspace are here for you during these challenging times. Now more than ever, it’s important to take care of yourselves and one another while each of us stays home and stays safe.
Michiganders across the state can access a specially-curated collection of science-backed, evidence-based guided meditations, along with at-home workouts that guide you through mindful exercises, sleep and kids content to help address rising stress and anxiety. Available at www.headspace.com/MI an internet connection is the only thing that is needed to access these tools to while you stay home and stay safe.
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Use Code: SWMBarry
myStrength is a free online resource to help you self-manage depression and anxiety via computer access, in the privacy of your own home. It is designed to complement direct intervention and support and provides personalized daily articles, videos and quotes for your mind, body and spirit. There are evidence-based learning modules with goals, weekly action plans, and tools to keep you moving forward.
You can sign up for myStrength today by starting your journey below. You will be asked for an Access Code. For Barry County, the code is SWMBarry. After entering the code, please complete the personal profile and/or a brief Wellness Assessment. Once you create the account, you may login directly in the future.