Guide to Family Resources

 

 

Community Resources

Call 211 – updated basic needs resource

• United Way - http://connectatx.org/  Comprehensive list of resources in Travis County, including basic needs, COVID-19 information, and mental health among other areas. 

• Integral Care - https://integralcare.org/en/247-crisis-helpline/

                      https://integralcare.org/en/covid-19-update/ 

• COVID-19 Crisis by text – 24/7  https://www.crisistextline.org/ 

• MHA Resource Page (huge number of resources) https://mhanational.org/covid19

• Rock Spring Changes www.ChangesCedarPark.com

• Austin Oaks  https://austinoakshospital.com/ 

• Georgetown Behavioral  https://www.georgetownbehavioral.com/

• Austin Public Health - http://www.austintexas.gov/COVID19 

• Central Health - https://www.centralhealth.net/covid19/

• St. David’s HealthCare - https://stdavids.com/covid-19/ 

• City of Pflugerville: https://www.pflugervilletx.gov/for-residents/coronavirus

 

Mental Health Information

• Texas Department of State Health Services effective 3/31 launched a State-wide Mental Health Support Line https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/

• General apps to help with mental health: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/apps-to-help-with-mental-health

• Support for management of anxiety: https://www.virusanxiety.com

• Tools and Worksheets for children thru adults by topic https://www.therapistaid.com/

• Hogg Foundation https://hogg.utexas.edu/mental-health-and-covid-19-information-and-resources-from-mha 

• CDC Tips for Stress/Anxiety - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

• Coping skills website    https://copingskillsforkids.com/

• Growth mindset https://www.thepositiveencourager.global/carol-dwecks-work-on-growth-mindsets-and-fixed-mindsets/

• American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Normalizing how to help teens talk about suicide https://seizetheawkward.org/

 

Caring for Self and Others

• Self-Care during a Disaster or Traumatic Event-- https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/selfcare.asp

·       Como sobrellevar los desastres o eventos traumáticos -- https://emergency.cdc.gov/es/coping/selfcare.asp

• Self-Care for the Caregiver-- https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/self-care-for-the-caregiver-2018101715003

• How parents can connect with their students (teens) and discuss screen time, responsibility, independence, and communication: https://www.parenteenconnect.org/ 

• Positive behavior support website     https://www.pbisworld.com/

• Resource for healthy kids (physical, mental, and emotional)  https://kidshealth.org/

 

Parents

• Some psychoeducation for parents about SEL and why it’s important: https://www.cfchildren.org/blog/2018/09/lets-talk-sel-parents-this-is-for-you/

• Enrichment activities for parents: https://confidentparentsconfidentkids.org/

• Problem solving activity https://confidentparentsconfidentkids.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/problem-solving-with-the-family-peace-rose.pdf

 

Professional Affiliation

• School Social Work Association of America https://www.sswaa.org/

• American School Counselor Association https://www.schoolcounselor.org/asca/media/asca/home/EmergencyShutdown.pdf?SFMC_cid=EM286434-&rid=47687827.

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