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COVID-19 Information

Dear Families,
 
We know you have many questions and concerns during this unprecedented time. We are all working through these questions and concerns together! 
 
Please use the topics on this page to support you as we navigate this time together.
 
Thank you!
 
CSHS Counseling Team
 
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Your counselors have already received several questions that we are seeing commonly asked. Take a look at this ever-expanding document to see if your questions has already been asked and answered.
 
 
 
Each of your school counselors will have office hours weekly to support more personalized needs. You can schedule a phone, zoom, or google meets meeting with your school counselor during this time by using the links below.
 
Mrs. Howe (All 9th Grade Students): https://calendly.com/ashlynnhowe/student-appointment
 
Mrs. Kooi (10th-12th Grade Students Last Names A-M): https://calendly.com/rebecca-kooi-student-appointments
 
Mrs. Pero (10th-12th Grade Students Last Names N-Z and ALL EMC): https://calendly.com/shelley-pero
 
Lynda Rupke: By referral or special request
 
Social Media Support

Social Media Support

The high school counselors have created an instagram page to support students through this time and beyond. We will post helpful and encouraging messages and activities to support social/emotional concerns as well as to answer common questions that are popping up.
 
This Instagram  continue after the COVID-19 Break, reaching students about college/career announcements, scholarship opportunities, mental health resources, etc.
 
 
Resources

Resources

CSHS Counselor Newsletter with Tips and Insights
 
How to Talk to Your Child About COVID-19 with Coping Strategies, from TRAILS to Wellness Program at the University of Michigan
 
How COVID-19 Can Affect your Mental Health

Coping Strategies from Morgan University:
 
 
Additional Resources and Crisis Numbers:

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Inpatient/Partial Treatment Program 
800.678.5500 (answered 24/7)
300 68th St. SE 
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
*Phone services and tele-health services available. Visiting an ER department is not necessary for help with a mental health of substance use order. In the event of a life-threatening crisis, on-site assessments are still available. 

Forest View Psychiatric Hospital
Inpatient/Partial Treatment Program
800.949.8439 (answered 24/7)
1055 Medical Park Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
*Phone services and telehealth services available. Visiting an ER department is not necessary for help with a mental health of substance use order. In the event of a life-threatening crisis, on-site assessments are still available. 

Network 180 Access Center                                                                                                                                                
800.749.7720 (answered 24/7)
790 Fuller Ave NE                                                                                                                                                                   
Grand Rapids, MI 4950
*Phone services and telehealth services available. Visiting an ER department is not necessary for help with a mental health of substance use order. In the event of a life-threatening crisis, on-site assessments are still available. 

National Suicide Hotline
1.800.273.8255 (answered 24/7, chat feature also available)

Ok2Say
Anyone can report tips confidentially on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees, or schools.
Tips can be submitted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Text: 652729 (OK2SAY)
Call: 8-555-OK2SAY (855-565-2729)

The Trevor Project- Support for LGBTQ Youth in Crisis
 1.866.488.7386
“Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline”

Wedgwood Christian Services
616. 942.2110
Counseling Services for adults and individuals, families, teens, and children, telehealth options available http://www.wedgwood.org/services
Residential Substance Abuse program for adolescents https://www.wedgwood.org/services/residential/substance-abuse-services