Resources for Montgomery Families

District websites:
https://sites.google.com/mtsd.us/schoolcounselingk-4resources/home

Comprehensive Resources:
https://www.pioneerfsc.com/resourcesinfo

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/affiliated-agencies/social-services

Food Banks:
https://recreation.montgomery.nj.us/food-pantry/

https://www.somersetfoodbank.org/need-help/pantries-and-warehouses/

http://www.feedinghandspantry.org

 

Mental Health:
https://www.talkspace.com/

2nd Floor Youth Helpline (Call or text): 888-222-2228

NJ Hopeline: 855-654-6735

Crisis Text Line: Text 741741

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

PerformCare 1-877-652-7624
https://www.performcarenj.org/families/index.aspx

 

https://good-grief.org/
Mindful Activities/Stress Reduction Videos
3 Part Breath Tutorial- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xoEH-zluuo

Calming 4-8 Breath- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtvAXbFM_rc

Spinal Twist- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwAkRrqbXo8

Calming the Parasympathetic Nervous System- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FpKpW0EhYo

 

Additional Resources
Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease

Outbreaks-

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

https://theconversation.com/7-science-based-strategies-to-cope-with-coronavirus-anxiety-133207

https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Talking-With-Children-Tips-for-Caregivers-Parents-and-TeachersDuring-Infectious-Disease-Outbreaks/SMA14-4886

 

Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Coping-with-Stress-During-Infectious-Disease-Outbreaks/sma14-4885

https://www.nm.org/healthbeat/healthy-tips/5-ways-to-cope-with-the-news

https://www.calmmoment.com/wellbeing/how-to-cope-when-the-news-makes-you-feel-stressedand-depressed/

https://health.montgomery.nj.us/covid19/

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/human-services/aging-disability-services

 

Internet Resources

https://www.wyff4.com/article/spectrum-to-offer-students-free-internet-amid-covid-19-school-closures/31664071

 

Bilingual Services:

Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center, Bridgewater 908-725-2800

Isabel Flores – Call 908-253-3165 for intake, ask for Isabel Flores to be counselor

 

YOUTH 24 HOUR CRISIS INTERVENTION

IMMEDIATE DANGER THREAT –

CALL 9-1-1

IF:

  • Suicidal • Homicidal • Destroying Property • Psychotic (any age)

CALL: Bridgeway/P.E.S.S. Psychiatric Emergency Screening Service 908-526-4100

  • Family Conflict • Runaway Behavior • School Refusal • Human Trafficking (ages 0-17)

CALL

F.C.I.U. Family Crisis Intervention Unit 908-704-6330

  • Child Abuse, Neglect • Ensuring Child Safety & Well-Being (ages 0-17)

CALL

D.C.P. & P. Division of Child Protection & Permanency 877-NJ-ABUSE

  • Emotional or Behavioral Crisis • Immediate In-Home Outreach (ages 3-21)

CALL

M.R.S.S. Mobile Response Stabilization Services PerformCare 877-652-7624