COVID-19: Crisis & Mental Health Resources

The resources and guidance listed below, from NASP, the federal government, and other agencies, offer tips and suggestions for crisis and mental health teams working with children during the COVID-19 outbreak.

NASP Resources

School Mental Health Professionals & Crisis Teams

Families, Educators, & Caregivers

Government Resources

  • Health Exception Disclosures

    This resource, from the U.S. Department of Education, discusses FERPA's health/safety exception disclosures and when they can be used. … more

  • Telehealth and FERPA (

    This technical assistance list from the US Department of Education identifies resources that may be helpful on the issue of virtual learning. … more

  • FERPA and COVID 19

    This guidance from the Department of Education was published to answer questions that school officials may have had concerning the disclosure of personally identifiable information from students’ education records to outside entities when addressing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). … more

  • Guidance for Schools and Childcare Programs (

    This CDC website offers guidance and resources for schools and considerations for school closures. … more

Additional Stakeholder Resources