Mental Health

If you, your child or a member of your family is experiencing a crisis:

    • Call 911

    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK

    • Crisis Text Link (text “HOME” to 741741)

    • Emergency Services, 24/7 (434) 972-1800

    • Community Resources (food, shelter, crisis response etc.)

Emergency Contacts

A listing of websites and contact in crisis or emergency situations.

National Alliance on Mental Health - Blue Ridge Charlottesville has posted links in case of emergency situations when a loved one is in crisis.

Does you child or teen need help?

Clinicians are available to help. The Region Ten Child and Family Clinic is committed to supporting children and families during these uncertain times.

Region Ten is accepting new referral for outpatient counseling, crisis counseling, and case management services. Families can contact (434) 972-1800 and ask for Child and Family Services.

Virginia Department of Health has a list of local resources available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Preventing Youth Suicide

This website offers resources related to preventing teen suicide by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

If you or someone you know is suicidal, get help immediately via 911, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK or the Crisis Text Line (text “HOME” to 741741).

Community Resources

Support CVILLE - A new website that provides options for food, internet, money, supplies, information for talking to someone.

On-Line Guidance for Children

Parent resources to assist in supporting children through the COVID-19 crisis.

The National Association of School Psychologists (NAPS) has published guidance for parents about how to talk to children about COVID-19 .

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

A free coloring book for kids: "Caroline Conquers Her Carona Fears" by Allied Health.

A Podcast that explains the corona virus to children. It's only 13 minutes. Some have said it has been helpful for A child as young as 7.

"Short and Curly" podcast with Carl Smith, Molly Daniels and Dr. Matt Beard

Tips on stress management, as well as multiple links to things such as financial support, counseling, crisis lines, virtual AA meetings, and more.

Help Happens Here website

Social Emotional Wellness

Links and resources to assist in social emotional development and the calming and addressing of anxiety.

Strategies for coping with stress and anxiety for children and families by The Hope Line.

Social Emotional Learning Toolbox During Time of Stress for kids and teens by Newburgh Enlarged City School District.

Includes: What is the Coronavirus, Answering Kid’s Questions About the Coronavirus, MythBusters, Mindfulness Challenge (Videos and Apps), Self-Care Checklist, List of Non-screen Activities, Local and National Help Numbers and Hotlines, and Multilingual Resources for Schools