Student Support Services - Mental health and well being is crucial to being a productive learner, nurturer and educator! Developing skills to care for others as well as yourself is important and often needs assistance. If you are concerned about someone's social emotional well-being, please complete the form included in this link. If you are connected to a school site that has a system of referral, you may use that system as well.
- Crisis Text Line—Text HOME to 741741. Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. People from anywhere in the US can text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline—Call 1 (800) 273-8255. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources, and best practices for professionals.
- Disaster Distress Helpline—Call 1 (800) 985-5990 or text TALKWITHUS to 66746. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
- Crisis Services in Sacramento County—SCOE-recommended resources for students in crisis.
Managing Stress and Anxiety
- Care for your Coronavirus Anxiety Toolkit—Resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty from Shine and Mental Health America.
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Manage Anxiety and Stress—Information on managing anxiety and stress from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- Managing Anxiety Around COVID-19—Tips for you and your school community from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.
Reduced Cost/Free Internet Access - Due to the school district closures related to Covid-19, the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) is providing this information as public service for students, families, and school districts. Inclusion on this list is neither an endorsement nor a recommendation.
Remote Learning Resources - The SCOE Curriculum and Instruction Services Department has developed these documents with links to resources that may be helpful for remote learning. Families and teachers are also encouraged to search extensively for resources that best fit their needs.