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Counselor's Corner

Counselor's corner

 

We care about your children as much as you do.  Middle school can be a tough time.  Below are some resources that may help.

Helping Our Children Cope

A note from Mrs. Jennifer Whittemore, Guidance Counselor :

I pray that you are all doing well and staying healthy.  As these can be scary and confusing times for our children, the following links may lead you to some resources that may be useful.  Please know that prayers are flowing to each one of you. If you or your student need anything, please do not hesitate to contact me. 

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19

Faith Grows in Hard Places — Even for Kids

Give Your Worries to God

 


Family Support Resources

Need someone for you and/or your child to talk to? Have been thinking about getting information about a Psycho educational evaluation for your child?  For a list of resources that may be able to support you and your family in different areas or life (counselors, Therapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists) please contact Jennifer Whittemore at jenniferwhittemore@sjp-sta.org.

 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Suicide in Teens and Children Symptoms and Causes 

American Academy of Children and Adolescent Psychiatry Suicide in Children and Teens

Kids and Suicide

Suicidal Thoughts in Children

Teen Suicide

What To Do If You’re Worried About Suicide

Self Harm Crisis Text Line

Help for Cutting and Other Self Injury

Helping Your Child Reduce Self Harm Behavior

Cutting and Self-Harm: Warning Signs and Treatment

Self Harm Needs to be Taken SeriouslySelf Injury Painful Reminders  


 

STOPit Solutions- Anonymous Student Reporting

 


 

Alpha Speech: Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say