Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resource Hub

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HELP is always available

Minisink Valley 2020-21 K-12 School Counseling Plan

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Related and useful mental health links prepared by Minisink Valley School District mental health and counseling professionals




CLICK HERE to learn about and register for important and helpful local community mental health programs taking place!

The Orange County Chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), also known as “Orange NAMI”  Visit this site often to learn about useful information and local community programs and workshops for families and caregivers with loved ones experiencing mental health challenges

Counselor’s Bulletin Board #MVMade

Federally Qualified Health Centers  can provide an array of services on a sliding fee scale. 

teachers and studentsAgencies

Orange County Department of Health

Orange County Department of Mental Health

The Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Council of Orange County

New York State Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control

New York State Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education

National Alliance Mental Illness 

Resources for/about children and families


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

Parenting during the coronavirus outbreak: What you need to know now

Coronavirus support for teens and young adults

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) and Children

Parenting in a Pandemic: Tips to Keep the Calm at Home

COVID-19 Parental Resources Kit

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Helping Kids Get Used to Masks

University of Rochester Mask Toolkit

Pediatricians answer Top 19 questions regarding masks in children

Mask Mythbusters: 5 Common Misconceptions about Kids & Cloth Face Coverings

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Handwashing: A Family Activity

Germ Prevention Strategies

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Show Me the Science – When & How to Use Hand Sanitizer in Community Settings

Q&A for Consumers: Hand Sanitizers and COVID-19

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COVID-19: Keep On Keeping Your Distance

Coronavirus, Social and Physical Distancing and Self-Quarantine

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When to Keep Your Child Home from School

cartoon man dealing with covid-19 anxietyDealing with COVID-19 anxiety

VirusAnxiety: Care for your coronavirus anxiety

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Calming Anxiety

Five ways to help children with coronavirus anxiety

New York Project Hope

The American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America

vaccine and needleCOVID-19 vaccine information

CDC’s Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

Questions and Answers about COVID-19 Vaccines

New York State: See if you may be Eligible to Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

From New York State:  What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

New York State’s Phased Distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine