Some children are experiencing heightened or new mental health challenges during the pandemic. Here are two excellent resources for children in Northern Virginia:
CR2 Community Regional Crisis Response: 24 hour emergency line for rapid crisis response with the goal of serving the child in the community instead of a hospital. Free. Serving Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties and the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park, Virginia. 844-N-Crisis (844) 627-4747
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers regular family support groups in Northern Virginia. Now held virtually during the pandemic.