MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE PAGE
This list of resources presented here offers some options for those seeking assistance at this difficult time. Their mention here does not necessarily indicate the endorsement of Rise Academy and Springfield Public Schools.
911 - If your child is in crisis, whereas they are a threat to themselves or others, you should call 911.
BHN (Behavioral Health Network) 413-733-6661
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources. Call 1-800-273-8255. Website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR RISE STUDENT SUPPORT STAFF:
Tyeshia Weir - School Counselor
Kevin Joslyn - School Counselor
Sara Ryan - SEBS Clinician
Jessie Pion - SEBS Behavior Specialist
PRE-EXISTING HEALTH CHALLENGES
All of us are dealing with increased anxiety during this time of incredible uncertainty but this pandemic will likely exacerbate issues for people who have had prior health challenges both physically and mentally.