School Social Work Support
Student Resources for Stress and Anxiety Regarding COVID-19
Connor's Climb Mental Health Screening- Anonymous, quick online screening.
Headspace - meditation app offering some free meditations to reduce COVID-19 stress
Breathe App - Free, combats stress/anxiety, acting as a natural tranquillizer for your nervous system. It takes just over a minute and can be done anywhere.
Smiling Mind- Thrive Inside is a special COVID-19 initiative to help you proactively support your psychological wellbeing while you're spending extended periods of time at home.
Calm App - Find Your Calm. Sleep more. Stress less. Live better.
Hey Sigmund - mindfulness videos for kids
The Conversation - Article with coping strategies
Well Being Resources from the University of Michigan - Fun relaxing videos great for study break
Core Power Yoga on Demand - Free!
NAMI/ National Alliance on Mental Health - COVID -19 Information and Resources
PanicMechanic App Could Help Panic Attack Sufferers During Coronavirus Pandemic
School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals who can assist with mental health concerns, behavioral concerns, positive behavioral support, academic, and classroom support, consultation with teachers, parents, and administrators as well as provide individual and group counseling.
Social work service at York High School is provided by our School Social Worker, Kathy Damiano. Ms. Damiano completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Rutgers University and a Master of Social Work degree at Columbia University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been working in the field of school social work for over 20 years.
Ms. Damiano is available to all students who are in need of school mental health support. Referrals can be made via school counselors, teachers, administrators, parents or self-referrals. All services are confidential.
The 365 Breathing Method
Best for: Chronic stress, anxiety, phobias, pain management, nicotine withdrawal symptoms, and trauma therapy.
CONNECT with OTHERS
Thursdays @ 7pm Netflix is launching Wanna Talk About It? a weekly LIVE series on Netflix Instagram about how to take care of yourself during a global pandemic. Featuring interviews with Netflix talent and mental health experts who will dig into topics like sleep disorders, self care, and anxiety.