SOCIAL EMOTIONAL SUPPORTS
This is a very stressful and uncertain time for all of us. Parents and guardians can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. Below you will find links to resources that will help you address your child's concerns and help reduce their anxiety.
COMMUNICATING WITH STUDENTS ABOUT CRISIS
RESOURCES AND ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT MENTAL WELLBEING
CARE SOLACE MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Care Solace is a no cost, online resource with a live 24/7 concierge meant to assist individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services. Care Solace is a tool for school staff and families to connect with community-based mental healthcare resources and providers. Care Solace takes into account all types of private insurance including Medi-Cal, Medicaid, and Medicare and those that have no insurance. All information entered on the Care Solace tool is completely confidential and securely stored.
School district families and staff may access Care Solace services in two ways:
1. Call (888) 515-0595 to speak with someone from your Concierge team. Representatives are standing by to take your call, or email firstname.lastname@example.org 24/7
2. Visit your custom district link: www.caresolace.com/ousd
Please note, this service is an optional resource available by choice and is not mandatory in any way. Care Solace is not an emergency response service or mental health services provider. In the event of a life threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255.