Additional Resources

PeerRxMed™ is a free, peer-supported program designed to help physicians and others on the care team move toward thriving both personally and professionally. The PeerRx Program is built around weekly, monthly, and quarterly check-ins with your partner to provide encouragement, support, and accountability. You can also subscribe to their free email newsletter to get reminders about meetings as well as some words of encouragement and prompts for you and your PeerRx partner to respond to.

Bright Horizons – Cooper has partnered with Bright Horizons to support care and education needs for you and your family. Care programs include: secure full-time care in a quality child care center, find sitters, nannies, pet care and more, and get discounted nanny placement. Check out our COVID-19 Resources for Parents page for more information.

Crisis Resources

    • Mental Health and Substance Abuse
      • SAMHSA’s National Hotline is a free, confidential 24/7 treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
        • Call: 1-800-622-HELP (4357)

Helplines/Hotlines

    • Disaster Distress Helpline has developed online peer support communities through Facebook groups. Communities include: Healthcare Workers Impacted by COVID-19, Parents and Caregivers Impacted by COVID-19.
    • National Parent Helpline for emotional support and parent advocacy
        • Available Monday-Friday | 1:00PM – 10:00PM
        • Call: 1-855-427-2736
    • Nurse2Nurse is a help line for nurses under stress from COVID pandemic in NJ. It is based at Rutgers Behavioral Health Services, which has decades of experience with a variety of other peer-to-peer support lines for police officers, Veterans, caregivers, moms, and others.
      • Available Monday-Friday | 8:00AM – 8:00PM
      • Call: 1-844-687-7301
    • Physician Support Line
      • Available 7 days a week | 8:00AM – 1:00AM ET
      • Call: 1-888-409-0141