Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resource Hub

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HELP is always available

Minisink Valley 2020-21 K-12 School Counseling Plan

We Got This signImportant local resources and information

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

Crisis Text Line:  A free, anonymous, text-based support network that’s available 24/7. You simply text “Got5” to 741-741 to start a texting conversation with a trained crisis counselor who can help you get through a difficult moment.

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. 

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American Academy of Pediatrics  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Alliance for Mental Illness 

National Institutes of Health

New York State Department of Health

New York State Department of Education

New York State Office of Mental Health  

Orange County Department of Health

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The Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Council of Orange County

U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Resources for/about children and families


NY Project Hope/Coping with COVID-19

CDC: COVID-19 Parental Resources Kit: Ensuring Children and Young People’s Social, Emotional, and Mental Well-being

U.S. Department of Education: COVID-19 Resources for Schools, Students, and Families

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

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

Dealing with COVID-19 anxiety

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New York State Office of Mental Health Back to School 2021 videos for parents and caregivers and students focusing mental health and wellness topics

Virus anxiety: Care for your coronavirus anxiety

Five ways to help children with coronavirus anxiety

The American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America

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CDC’s Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

Questions and Answers about COVID-19 Vaccines

New York State COVID-19 “Vaccinate New York”:  What you need to know

New York State: Schedule a 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 

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Delta Variant: What We Know About the Science

How To Keep Your Child Safe From The Delta Variant

How COVID-19 delta variant is impacting younger people

Here’s how to keep your kids safe from the coronavirus Delta variant

The Delta Variant and Children: How Concerned Should Parents Be?

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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