Personal Support and Mental Health Resources

Many students and their families are experiencing a high level of stress because of the uncertainties surrounding Coronavirus / COVID-19. If you need to talk to someone the listed phone numbers are available to help and support you.

Crisis Support

Crisis & Suicide 24/7: Contra Costa Crisis Center 1-800-833-2900 Text: HOPE to 20121

Contra Costa Crisis Center 211 Text: Text your Zip Code to 898211

Peer Help: Teen Line National Runaway Switchboard Call 1-800-786-2929

Homeless Hotline: Call (800-808-644)

LGBT Crisis & Support: The Trevor Project: Call 1-866-488-7386 orText START to 678678

Grief: Call 1-800-837-1818

California Youth Crisis Line Call 1-800-843-5200

YouthLine: Call 1-877-968-8491 Text: teen2teen to 839863

Child Protective Services (to report child abuse/ neglect)  1-877-881-1116

Parent Stress Service: Live Talkline 24/7 1-800-829-3777

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Self- Care Tools

Here you will find a variety of resources to get you through this unusual time. In these times of uncertainty, it's normal to experience a range of emotions, from anxiety to panic. You have control over many things right now, like staying active by going for a walk, or doing exercises that get your body moving. Disconnect from technology to give your eyes and brain a rest, and if you are feeling overwhelmed talk to someone you trust. Check out the links below for some calming tools and resources.

Click here to access Headspace: Mini Meditation Video You Tube Video 

Click here to access Calmer You Free Podcasts to address worry and anxiety

Click here to access Mindfulness Techniques Several guided meditations geared toward teens

Click here to access Virtual Calming Room Soothing sounds, Visual Relaxation and more

Click here to access Get Your Sleep!! What Would Happen if You Didn't Sleep 

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