Student Request Form/Crisis Information
We try to respond within 24 hours to all requests. Nights and weekends will have a longer response time. If this is a mental health emergency, please speak to a parent/guardian immediately and/or use the crisis line.
Crisis mental health assistance:
24/7 Douglas County Mental Health Crisis Line: (217) 253-3511
CARES Crisis Line (For anyone under 21 with Medicaid)
24/7 Rosecrance Crisis Line (For any age and insurance)
At Home Ideas for COVID-19
Many of these sites have links to other places (Facebook, organizations, etc.)-- please let me know if links do not work! This is a collection from other educators, counselors, parents, friends, etc. I am always adding on when I find things.
Fun Things To Do At Home:
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Activities At Home
*Many counselors around the country have been sharing resources for families to help with SEL. The links below are just some of these options.
SEL for K-2 (PowerPoint) - Counseling with Ms. Ramirez
SEL for 3-5 (PowerPoint) - Counseling with Ms. Ramirez
How to Be Alone Together- Ideas for bringing us together when we can't be together.
Calming Activities and Apps
Down Dog Yoga App (free till May 1, 2020)
DreamyKid- iOS only
Stop, Breathe, Think - iOS only
How to explain the Coronavirus-19 to Children
Explaining the Coronavirus-19 to children can be challenging. Please use these resources to help you explain this complicated concept to children.