STAT Helen Branswell
COVID-19 news and updates
The Vaccine Confidence Project
Worldwide vaccine news and updates
The History of Vaccines
An educational resource by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Pox: An American History
The untold story of how America’s progressive-era war on smallpox sparked one of the great civil liberties battles of the twentieth century.
Vaccine Education Center
The Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provides complete, up-to-date and reliable information about vaccines to parents and healthcare professionals.
An A-Z guide to vaccines.
World Health Organization on global vaccine safety.
Center for Disease Control on vaccines and immunizations.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
National Domestic Violence Hotline (USA)
For anyone experiencing physical or emotional abuse. Call and online chat options available.
Women Against Abuse
You do not have to be a woman or a teen to access services. This website has a wide array of resources including information about housing, legal aid, counseling, and more.
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 in the USA to connect with a crisis counselor. In the UK: Text 85258. In Ireland: Text 50808. Anyone struggling can access this line for resources and help. Their website specifically mentions election stress, coronavirus, anxiety, emotional abuse, depression, and thoughts of self-harm.
National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
Includes a hotline if you need to speak to someone about your mental health. Includes a place to post your own story and read posts from others experiencing difficulties. A good place to look if you want to feel less alone.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1.800.8255 for support. Help available for all, not just those experiencing thoughts of self-harm. A chat option is available on their website as well.
Your Life, Your Voice
Call 1.800.448.3000 Help available to talk you through any difficulties you are experiencing at the moment, including mental health struggles or abuse. Email and text options available on their website as well.
The Trevor Project
Call 1.866.488.7386 Text and chat options also available on their website.A resource for LGBTQ+ folks who need help.
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Call 1.800.422.4453 for the US and Canada. Staffed with professional crisis counselors who can offer assistance in over 200 languages. Can offer referrals to local emergency and social services, as well as other support resources. This hotline can also be used by those who suspect that children are unsafe in their homes and need help with the process of reporting abuse.