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.

EMERGENCY SERVICES

  • 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

weirt@springfieldpublicschools.com
 

  • Kevin Joslyn - School Counselor

joslynk@springfieldpublicschools.com

  • Sara Ryan - SEBS Clinician

ryansar@springfieldpublicschools.com

  • Jessie Pion - SEBS Behavior Specialist

pionj@springfieldpublicschools.com

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.

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Springfield MA, 01104

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Middle School: 7:20am-3:50 pm

High School: 7:20am -2:45pm

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