In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in an effort to continue offering our school community the available resources, please view the list below of the virtual resources currently available.
NJ Department of Education: The NJ DOE has created a website 'Guiding the Education Community through COVID-19', which provides resources for parents/caregivers, helplines, as well as mental health and grief and loss resources.
Help App - Prevention Resources: Last year, in collaboration with Hunterdon Central’s Code Club, Positive YOUth created the Help App, an amazing resource for Hunterdon County teens and families. This app has text and hotlines regarding alcohol and drugs, suicide and self-harm, mental health, etc. It’s a wealth of information at your fingertips. The flyer found here includes a QR code that takes you directly to the app store to download it for FREE. It is available on both Apple and Android devices.
NJ Hope & Healing: During the COVID-19 Pandemic your emotional resilience is vital. New Jersey Hope and Healing is a FEMA-funded project which addresses the emotional and behavioral health needs of NJ residents concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic. Please call 866-202- HELP (4357) to talk with trained staff, 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week. Additionally, the following community providers are providing services: Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton; Family Service Bureau; Mental Health Association of New Jersey. Click here to be directed to the NJ Hope & Healing website.
Good Grief: As we all cope with the many changes in our lives responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand the challenges many are feeling in this time of uncertainty and social isolation. Good Grief is here to help. They will be providing information and resources to support the emotional needs of children, families, students, and communities navigating new life circumstances. At the same time, we will continue to remotely support families in our programs with innovative and adaptive resources. Click here to be directed to the Good Grief website.
LGBTQ Rainbow Room Facebook Page: Our LGBTQ+ youth center provides a brave, supportive and empowering environment for LGBTQ+ youth and allies. At The Rainbow Room, youth can be themselves and experience the freedom of knowing they are accepted totally and without reservation. Click here to be directed to the Rainbow Room Facebook page.NEDA COVID-19 Resource page: Everyone deserves support for their eating concerns, and NEDA wants to connect you with resources that can help in addition to professional help. In this time of great uncertainty and disturbance we face the added danger that isolation brings to those among us who are struggling with an eating disorder. Please refer to this list to explore recovery pathways with virtual support. Click here for the link to the website.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI has over 600 state organizations and affiliates across the nation. To view the PDF COVID-19 resource and information guide, click here.
Virtual All Recovery Meetings: This resource is provided through RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery. In an effort to preserve the recovery communities we've built together and continue to provide a place of hope and safety during these challenging times, we have created a full calendar of virtual All Recovery meetings that you can join online or by phone. Click here to view the available virtual recovery meetings.
PsychHub Mental Health Resources: As the world faces unprecedented fear and uncertainty, the mental health community understands that we are stronger together. That’s why we’ve teamed up with the nation’s most credible mental health organizations to collaborate on a free resource hub to help people address their mental health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to view PsychHub's mental health resources.
Additional Resources, such as food pantries and local community resources, can be found here.