Counseling Resources

Immediate Counseling Resources to Support Families Learning at Home

Feeling anxiety or depression is a common reaction in times of uncertainty or when there’s a perception of danger, and the COVID-19 situation certainly qualifies as such a time. This is something new and worrying that we are all facing together.If you or someone you care about feels overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression or anxiety, or like you want to harm yourself or others call 911.

You can also contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or text MHFA to 741741 to talk to a Crisis Text Line counselor.

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20 Ways to Build Resilience at Home

Understanding COVID-19

Grief Resources

Mindfullness

  • Mind Yeti: Mind Yeti is a way to settle young minds with guided mindfulness sessions.  The nonprofit Committee for Children is offering free sessions to help Mind Yeti kids and their adults calm their minds, focus their attention and connect to the world around them.
  • Virtual Calming Room – “Sometimes life can be overwhelming and it can be hard to work through difficult times. This Virtual Calming Room was designed to assist in identifying different strategies for managing emotions. We hope these tools will provide helpful outlets and practices for when life gets tough.”

Mental Health Resources for Students

Student Services works with staff and families to support student social-emotional needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and school closure. As students and families adjust to all of the recent changes in their lives due to this current crisis, it is important to focus on wellness and resiliency, and to have mental health resources when needed. Find these resources on the mental health resources webpage.

Social Emotional Support

En Español Ejercicios de respiración y meditación

SEL Apps and Links