Michael Bettes
School Counselor

Scroll down to see the many resources available to our students and their families. For more information or if you wish to speak with our school counselor, call the school office at 347-1698 or click the link to email Mr. Bettes.

12 Home Activities for SEL
15 Ways to Help
CA Parent & Youth Helpline

California Parent and Youth Helpline

The OCAP is funding Parents Anonymous® Inc. to offer the California Parent & Youth Helpline and Online Parent Support Groups to address increased stressors and concerns faced by families, parents and youth during the current uncertain and troubling times. Parents and youth can call, text and chat 855-4APARENT (1-855-427-2736) for emotional support and referrals in English, Spanish, and other languages, every day from 8am to 8pm. Sign up for the Online Groups at caparentyouthhelpline.org, Other Parents Anonymous resources can be accessed on their website.

Crisis Lines

Teen & Youth Help Hotline Teenage Advice, Crisis & Depression Helpline. Do you need help working something out? Do you want to talk to someone who understands, like another teen? We're here to help!

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
The 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. It provides Spanish-speaking counselors, as well as options for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Línea de Vida Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio ofrece servicios gratuitos en español para alguien que está en crisis o necesita ayuda llame al 1-888-628-9454.

Options for Deaf and Hard of Hearing 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

The Trevor Project The nationwide organization provides a 24-hour phone hotline, as well as limited-hour webchat and text options for LGBTQ youth. The Trevor Lifeline is a national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth. Call 1-866-488-7386 24/7

Confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor Counselor 24/7.

Confidential text messaging with a Trevor Counselor 24/7. Text START to 678678.

TrevorText can be reached by texting TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200 (available M-F from 3PM to 10PM ET).

Resources for Families

2-1-1 Shasta - One-Stop-Shop for SEVERAL community support services in our area.  Connects people with community services in Shasta County.

Centers for the Study of Traumatic Stress: Taking Care of Your Family During Coronavirus and Other Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Caring for Children: Tips to Keep Children Healthy While School’s Out   

National Child Traumatic Stress Network Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with The Coronavirus Disease 2019

SEL Tools at Home

The Imagine Neighborhood - A free SEL podcast for kids and families to listen to together and aligns with the Second Step Program.

Sesame Street & Second Step - A collection of resources for young children facing significant challenges, aimed at building children’s resilience.

SEL at Home K-2 Activity Packet

SEL at Home 3-5 Activity Packet

Additional SEL activities to do at home