COVID-19 RESOURCES AND INFORMATION
We know it is not easy for you to have your world rattled by the coronavirus pandemic. Please make sure to take care of your self physically and emotionally. If you need to talk to one of your counselors, please don’t be afraid to contact us. (Please see the home page for our email or see the counselor newsletter that’s attached.)
LOCAL RESOURCE: https://www.uwmcminn-meigs.com/covid-19-updated-resources
United Way of McMinn & Meigs Counties provides information on how to get assistance with food, medical, and financial needs.
CDC provides information on how to protect yourself, coronavirus symptoms, what to do if you are sick, and other resources on how to stay physically and mentally well.
Talking with your kids about the Coronavirus: https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/
Mental Health America: https://mhanational.org/covid19
Resources and information on how to deal with the mental health and financial effects of COVID-19.
Stop of the Spread of Germs: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/2022/stop-the-spread-of-germs.pdf
NATIONAL SUICIDE HOTLINE: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 1-800-273-8255
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
CRISIS TEXT HOTLINE: https://www.crisistextline.org/
Text “HOME” to 741741 to be connected to a live, trained crisis counselor who will receive and respond to your text.
STATE OF TN CRISIS SERVICES & INFO.: https://www.tn.gov/behavioral-health/need-help/crisis-services/crisis-services-for-children-and-youth.html 855-274-7471 (855-CRISIS-1)
This website has contact information and resources to help adolescents dealing with a mental health crisis.
TEENS HEALTH: https://teenshealth.org/
This website provides information to parents, students, and educators on a variety topics such as mental health, physical health, drugs & alcohol, study tips, and so much more.
LOVE IS RESPECT: https://www.loveisrespect.org/
This website provides information on healthy relationships, dating abuse, and getting help.
TEEN MENTAL HEALTH: http://teenmentalhealth.org/
Resources for Adolescents and Parents are online resources aimed specifically at adolescents and young adults and their parents.
PARENTING YOUR TEEN: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/2022/parentyourteen_october-29th-2019.pdf
COPING WITH STRESS: https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/copingwith-stresstips.html