If you, your child or a member of your family is experiencing a crisis:
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.)
A listing of websites and contact in crisis or emergency situations.
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.
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).
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 .
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
Social Emotional Wellness
Links and resources to assist in social emotional development and the calming and addressing of anxiety.
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