Stephanie Silver
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    School Counselor
     856-769-0144 Ext. 66132 
      Distance Check-In - Mary Shoemaker   
    Distance Check-In   - William Roper                     
     I have created Google Forms for both Mary Shoemaker and William Roper so students and families can submit how they are feeling throughout this virtual
    schooling process. Please do not hesistate to click the appropriate above link and complete the form. 

    Although we are apart, you are all still with me in thought and heart! Please let me know how you are doing, so I can help any way that I can! 
    Ms. Silver's YouTube Channel - To find the resources mentioned in the videos, click on the "Seven Ingredients of Resilience" tab

                                      How do I talk to my child about the Coronavirus?
              Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus (Video for adults)

       Talking to Children About COVID-19 - A Parent Resource (PDF for adults)

       Brain Pop Coronavirus (Child friendly video about the coronavirus)

     How to help worries (Child friendly flyer about the coronavirus and how to help worries)

    Self-care powerpoint (Why Self-Care is important, and some ideas to do as a family)

    Explaining the Coronavirus - (Video for kids)

    Blog about managing worries - (For kids and adults!)


    What support is available if there is a mental health emergency?

    The following supports are currently available:


    The NJ Mental Health Cares Helpline Offers Support to Individuals Experiencing Anxiety and Worry Related to the Coronavirus Pandemic 

    New Jerseyans can call 1-866-202-HELP (4357) for free, confidential support.  NJ Mental Health Cares will be answered from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week by live trained specialists.

    • If you have a mental health emergency, you can call PerformCare, and they will dispatch a mental health professional to your home 24/7/365. The phone number is 877-652-7624.

    • Healthcare Commons is also available for mental health emergencies. The address is 500 S. Pennsville-Auburn Road, Carney’s Point, NJ 08069, and the phone number is 856-299-3200.

    • If you are in crisis and it is a life-threatening situation or if PerformCare and Healthcare Commons are forced to suspend services, call 911 or go to the closest hospital.

    • Another resource is 2-1-1, a New Jersey based program that provides support for its residents in a variety of ways. Call 2-1-1 or 877-652-1148, email them at info@211NJ.org, or go to their website to chat by visiting www.nj211.org.

    • If you are worried about quarantining in a home where you do not feel safe, live help is available from the National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7/365 at @ndvh by chat (on Twitter) or by calling their hotline at 800-799-7233.

    What other supports are available?

    • The state of New Jersey has information available on the website, www.nj.gov, regarding ways to protect yourself and your family, how to prepare, and reliable information.

    • Check your local food pantries for your food insecurity concerns.

    What if you don’t have internet access?

    If you do not have internet access, you can call and leave a voice message for Ms. Silver at (856) 769 - 0144 ext. 66132. I will get back to you at my earliest opportunity to answer your questions and provide support.