This is a growing list of wellbeing resources available to you now, free of charge.  Please let me know if you have more to add.  The top Staff-Only section is for resources that are only available to you (and your immediate families).  The second section is a list of resources that you can share with anyone.  If you have students or families that might benefit from the links or tips, share away!  Suggestions are always welcome!

STAFF-ONLY

Mental Health Resources: 

  • Employee Assistance Program: New Directions Behavioral Health is available to all employees, spouses, and dependents.  NDBH offers free access to licensed, professional mental health counselors, financial counselors, legal advisors and more.  ndbh.com.  Select Individuals and Families/Employee Assistance Program.  Our login code is CenterSD 
    • You may also call:
      • “Anyone can call our emotional support number 833-848-1764, a free and confidential 24/7 mental health helpline staffed by trained and caring professionals ready to guide you to the care you need. We’ll keep this number open as long as necessary to support individuals and communities affected by disasters [and COVID-19 stress].”
  • Working from home and having the kids stuck home is hard. BoysTown Parenting Information and Parent Hotline https://www.boystown.org/hotline/Pages/hotline-for-parents.aspx

Physical Health and Blue KC:

Sign Up for the Fit 58 Quarantine 5K

30 days/30 workouts

  • Center Staff Workout Challenge: I’ll be posting a new workout challenge every week to 58fitness.com. See if you can get more reps in each day.  First workout will post this week.

Mindfulness and Meditation – FREE apps for educators (anyone with a school email address)

 Spirit Days - Who will WIN?

  • Fit 58 and your Hive Society (think social club J) will be sending Spirit Days info soon. We want to see and share photos of your funny PJ pants, Center gear, silly costumes, favorite memes and more!  Win prizes just for posting.  More to come…

Resources for ALL:  Feel free to share any of these.

Nutrition: How to cook series: for kids and teens

Positive Parenting Tips from Renee Black, School Social Worker and Center’s PBIS Tier 1 Coach/Mentor:

FREE Virtual Workouts:

Acupressure for Stress:  Learn pressure points and how to use acupressure.

Learn Something New: Use your time at home to learn something new.  Try a free class at Coursera.

  • https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-beingRecipe of the Week: for kids/teens
  • Take any of the FREE courses offered at https://www.coursera.org/



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