Brandon Elementary Mental Health Resources - Oakwood Elementary

HARVEY SWANSON ELEMENTARY & OAKWOOD ELEMENTARY

 

Dear Parents & Students,
With the current circumstances we are facing, the mental health support team would like to offer information on how best to communicate, provide resources for mental health support, self-care, mindfulness, and relaxation techniques. 

Communication
The best way to communicate with a member of the mental health support team is via email. You can expect a response to your email within 24 business hours.

Social Worker:

Ms. Hollie Shigley: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Psychologists:

Ms. Amanda Miller: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ms. Caitlin Tallon: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Community Resources for Mental Health
If there is an emergency, please dial 911.

 

Self-Care / Stress Management

Managing Anxiety and Stress

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Fcoping.html

Helping Kids Cope with Stress

http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/stress-coping.html

– To adults, childhood can seem like a carefree time. But kids still experience stress.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

https://afsp.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty/

– Anxiety tends to peak during uncertain times.  This article provides ways to alleviate some of that anxiety and uncertainty.

 

Resources for Anxiety/Mindfulness
Mobile Apps:

Feeling stressed out? There's an app for that.

Know that we are here to support you and your needs.  Please stay healthy and stay safe.