If you or someone you know is in immediate need of mental health help,
please call the Washington County Crisis Line at
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
If you need help from a counselor or administrator during the school year, you can use this electronic "I Need Help" form!
Are you feeling some stress about distance learning or about life in general?
Try some of these stress management activities!
All of these feelings are very normal right now, and a lot of people are feeling them. You're not alone!
We need to give ourselves a break. Remember this is the first time all of us have had to stay home for this long and do distance learning, and it's not all easy fun and games.
Take a look at this video and take some deep breaths. This will be over at some point, and it will be OK.
Yoga is a brilliant way to de-stress! It relaxes and energizes your body, calms and focuses your mind, and it can be fun, too. Take a look at the article, and then click on the second link to open some videos. Give some of the activities a try!
This first video link has a bunch of short (1-2 minutes) videos:
This website allows you to color online or to print coloring pages and color on paper. There are lots of options for coloring for all ages! Check it out and have fun!
When you're dysregulated and feeling OFF BALANCE (when you're in the BLUE, YELLOW, or RED zone), this will help you check in with your feelings and guide you through activities to help you get back to the GREEN zone.
You can use this as many times as you want! Just stay in the edit view. Don't click on "present" or it won't be interactive.
We are posting two options:
Of course there's no shame in dancing alone! In the words of Billy Idol in the 80s...
Well, there's nothing to lose
And there's nothing to prove, well,
Dancing a-with myself
Open the slide presentation, and take a look. It's not a video, and there's no sound. Let me know if you have any questions!
Take care of yourselves!
For stress, it’s certainly one of the best!!
This weekend, take some time to find a movie, a show, some vines, a story, some jokes...SOMETHING to make you laugh until your sides hurt and tears are rolling down your face!
Below are some joke websites to get you started.
Try the exercise here in the video, and you can check out the link for more.