Our school counselors, school social worker and school psychologist want all Mayfield families and students to know that they are not alone during this time.
Here you will find a variety of resources to give you and your children peace of mind, as well as suggestions on how to stay busy at home when your children are not doing schoolwork.
Also included are community mental health providers you can reach out to if your child is in crisis while our schools are closed. If your child would like to reach out to one of our student support team, they are available via email Monday-Friday 8 a.m to 3 p.m.:
- Andrea Bovee, school social worker, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Joelle DiDomenico, guidance counselor, email@example.com
- Cynthia Farrell, guidance counselor, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Lauren Lozier, school psychologist, email@example.com
Helpful Articles for Parents and Students
- Feeling Stressed About Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Managing Anxiety in an Anxiety-Provoking Situation (New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH)
- Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (National Association of School Psychologists)
- Care for Caregivers: Tips for Families and Educators (National Association of School Psychologists)
- Talking to Kids about Coronavirus (Child Mind Institute)
- Managing Anxiety and Stress (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/CDC)
- Care For Your Coronavirus Anxiety
- Online Learning Activities and Games for Kids
- The Secret to Keeping Your Kids Happy, Busy and Learning if Their School Closes Due to Coronavirus
Mental Health Resources
- The Family Counseling Center Crisis Hotline — 518-725-4310, ext. 999. Walk-in crisis support available Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Fridays, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- St. Mary’s Adult Clinic — 518-841-7341
- St. Mary’s Children’s Clinic— 518-843-7520
- St. Mary’s Mental Health Hotline — 518-842-9111