SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL & MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

There is an overwhelming amount of information available. Many families are struggling with the challenges associated with this pandemic. Please see the links to resources below that can support your family at home.

MENTAL HEALTH TELEHEALTH CONTACTS

Mental services are being offered remotely to support children and families during these difficult times. The School Mental Health Program is working with our community providers to offer Telehealth services which utilize health insurance, medicaid or offer a sliding scale for billing. Please reach out to each agency by phone or email for more information.

SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL RESOURCES COMPILED BY DOE CENTRAL FOR FAMILIES

STRATEGIES FOR TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT COVID-19

RESOURCES FOR COPING WITH STRESS & ANXIETY

New Yorkers can access a range of mental health services by phone or online. Visit Thrive NYC for a list of free health services for New Yorkers, regardless of insurance coverage of immigration status.

GETTING SOME EXERCISE

  • Move-to-Improve World Beats: Produced by Hip Hop Public Health in collaboration with the DOE, the Move-to-Improve World Beats album reflects the diverse communities of New York City and is free to download. Each track comes with recommendations on movements to incorporate.

  • Hip Hop Public Health HYPE at Home: Continue the dance party with HYPE at Home and master moves like the side slide and the dribble bounce by following along to Hip Hop Public Health choreographers.

  • BOKS: Join BOKS for live workouts on Facebook every weekday at noon. For at-home activity packs, visit the BOKS website.

  • GoNoodle: Find movement, yoga, and meditation videos on GoNoodle’s Good Energy at Home page.

  • Playworks: Students can participate in virtual recess at noon, 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. on Facebook live.

  • Yoga Foster: Free resources include live yoga classes and meditation videos in both English and Spanish.

COVID-19 RESOURCES

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Adrian Hegeman Elementary School

718-462-2087

601 Parkside Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11226