Social/Emotional Support

If you are going through a period of crisis, trauma, or need for emotional support, we are here as a school community to help you through this difficult time. We have in-district resources to get you the help you need even during this period of distance learning.

If you have an urgent concern about the well-being of your child(ren), please contact your healthcare professional. If you have a general concern, please email your building Administrator and School Counselor so that they can connect with you directly to provide you with information and resources to support your needs. They can be accessed by clicking the buttons above.

Opportunities for help/support within the district include:

  1. Contacting a guidance counselor who can counsel you via phone call, Google Meet, email, etc.

  2. Contacting a school psychologist who can counsel you via phone call, Google Meet, email, etc.

  3. Contacting the Student Assistance Counselor who can counsel you via phone call, Google Meet, email, etc.

Out of District Crisis and Mental Health Resources

New Jersey System of Care Perform Care - 1-877- 652- 7624

(877) 294-HELP (4357) - The NJ Department of Human Services operates a toll-free “warm line” which is a resource for people seeking mental health services.

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUS 66746

To access support regarding your anxiety or stress, speak to a trained counselor.

2nd Floor Youth Crisis Hotline: 888-222-2228 -

New Jersey Mental Health – 1-866-202-4357 (tele-counseling)

Toll Free Warm Line- 24 Hours- (877)-294-4357

NJ Hopeline- 1-855- 654- 6735 ( Peer Support and Suicide Prevention)

NJVET@VET” 1- 866-838-7654

Hearts + Crafts Grief Counseling : Individual and group counseling services

Talkspace - Online therapy

Online Therapy for Individuals and Families:

Suicide Prevention Chat and Hotline

Betterhelp - Individual, Couples, and Teen Counseling

Grief Resources

Coping with Coronavirus

Resources for Teens

COVID-19 Grief Resources

Grief is Good TedX

How to help a grieving friend

Bergen: Sue Heguy,; 201-527-7052

Substance Abuse Help

National Drug Helpline - Offers 24/7 drug and alcohol help to those struggling with addiction

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Resources for Managing Stress and Anxiety

Mindfulness Resources for Teens

Mindfulness Minutes