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Mental Health

★ Summary

Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress, in healthy ways, will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.  

 

Parenting Stress Hotline 1-800-829-3777 - 24 hours/day, 7 days/week: Offers immediate support with parenting or family concerns and/or can refer parents to organizations in Alameda County for resources. https://familypaths.org/what-we-do/parentingstresshelpline/  

Help for Students in Crisis (cde.ca.gov)

Coping with Stress and Anxiety (Student Support Services)

Let's take a deep breath

Elementary School Counselor Multiple Pages of Helpful Info

Resources for Secondary School students (MSJHS Counseling Department)

If you need immediate medical help, call 911. If you need to speak with a crisis counselor immediately, call 1-800-985-5990

How to Encourage Gratitude

5 Tips to Regain Your Calm

Here are some recommendations from Dr. Denise Pope, the founder of Challenge Success at Stanford University, to help prioritize students’ well-being and engagement with learning during school closures.

Mayo Clinic: Tips for Teens around Social Distancing