FIRST STEPS Contact your child's school counselor or social worker DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS SuderaRa We A e For FREE parent workshops visit https://www.detroitk12.org/parentacademy or call the Office of Family and Community Engagement (313) 873-7490 CORE DEFINITIONS Find resources already available to your child's school through approved partners. MENTAL HEALTH Social, emotional, and behavioral wellbeing. MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES VISIT tinyurl.com/DPSCDPartnerMap Activities, services, and supports that address the social, emotional, and behavioral well-being of students and families. CLICK "PROGRAM TAGS" SELECT "MENTAL HEALTH" from the dropdown filter at the top of the screen ΑNΧΙEΤ Intense feelings of being afraid, nervous, tense or worried that are too strong for the situation, go on too long and get in the way of normal life. PICK a listed Mental Health Partner DEPRESSION ADDITIONAL RESOURCES PARENT ACADEMY When normal feelings like being sad, down, grumpy, or irritable are very intense, go on too long and get in the way of normal life. DPSCD MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT LINE ΜΕΝTAL HEALTH GUIDE 1-833-466-3978 Offered during the academic year Monday – Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. detroitk12.org/areyouok DETROIT WAYNE INTEGRATED Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association. A Tip Sheet for Families: Advocating for Comprehensive School Mental Health. HEALTH NETWORK (DWIHN) 24- Hour Help Line: 1-800-241-4949 Office Line: (313) 344-9099 TTY: 1-800-603-1044 What is Anxiety$1 Information for Clients and Their Families. TRAILS to Wellness. The Regents of the University of Michigan. 1/21/2021. https://www.dwihn.org/ OFFICE OF FAMILY AND COMMUNITY What is Depression$2 Information for Clients and Their Families. TRAILS to Wellness. The Regents of the University of Michigan. 8/10/2019. NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LINE 1-800-273-TALK (8255) https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ ENGAGEMENT (F.A.C.E.) https://www.detroitk12.org/face 16164 Asbury Park, Detroit, MI 48235 (313) 873-7490
TIPS AND TOOLS FOR TIPS AND TOOLS FOR TIPS FOR APPROACHING SELF-CARE TALKING TO YOUR CHILD THE CONVERSATION Talking about mental health - Open ended questions: There is not a one-size fits all answer to self-care. Communicate in a straightforward manner When choosing strategies make sure you utilize practices that are personally relevant and helpful to you and your family. Here are some strategies to consider: Speak at a level that is appropriate for your child's age level How are you feeling$5 Can you tell me more about what's on your mind$6 How can I help you feel better$7 Ya know, sometimes you need to talk to an adult about your feelings - I'm here to listen. Discuss the topic when you are in a calm environment and your child feels comfortable and safe Recognize and validate emotions Stay in the present Watch for reactions during the discussion and slow down or back up if your child becomes confused or looks upset Separate out what you can and cannot control Have you had feelings like this in the past$8 Do you feel like you want to talk to someone else about your problem$9 Notice and manage your worried thoughts Listen openly and let your child tell you about their feelings and worries Pay attention to joy I'm worried about your safety. Can you tell me if you have thoughts about harming yourself or others$10 Balance structure and flexibility Get active Stay connected Self-Care During COID-19 for Families. TRAILS to Wellness. The Regents of the University of Michigan. 3/11/2021. COVID-19 pandemic: Helping young children and parents transition back to school. Center for Disease Control. US Department of Health and Human Services. 7/16/2021.
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