COVID Information

      • How to Help Minimize Stress and Anxiety for Your Children During the COVID-19 Outbreak

        For guidelines and resources on how to talk to your children about COVID-19, please refer to the links below:

         

        Key points from the parent resource from the National Association of School Psychologists

                 Stay calm, listen, and offer reassurance: Children will pick up your reactions. They learn from your example. Demonstrate deep breathing. Remind your children that there are lots of people working to help keep them safe and healthy.

          Talk with them: Answer their questions truthfully, but do not offer unnecessary information that may be alarming. Just by listening, you can help ease your child's anxiety. If you do not have an answer to their questions, you can tell them that.

              Monitor television viewing and social media: Watching and reading continual updates about COVID-19 increases fear and anxiety. Children reading and watching information intended for adults adds to the stress and confusion. Information posted online may also be inaccurate. Engage your child in games or other activities as an alternative and distraction.

              Stay connected with school: Reach out to teachers and staff members with questions or concerns. Take advantage of the learning opportunities available for your child

              Maintain routine: Try to maintain a routine as much as possible. Be sure to include practicing daily good hygiene, eating a balanced diet, going to bed and getting up around the same time every day, and exercise regularly. This will build up their immune system and improve their mental health.

      • Community Mental Health Services:

        Crosspoint Human Services 210 Avenue C,
        Danville, IL 61832
        217-422-3200
        Crosspoint Human
        Services Website
        Aunt Martha's Health Center 614 North Gilbert Street,
        Danville, IL 61832
        217-442-8790
        Aunt Martha's
        Website
        Two Roads Wellness Clinic 1101 E. Winter Avenue
        Danville, IL 61832
        217-651-6801
        Two Roads
        Website
        Carle Therapy Services 2300 N. Vermilion St.,
        Danville, IL 61832
        217-431-7930
        Carle Website

         

      • Other Crisis Services

         

         In case of emergency call 9-1-1

         

         
         Oganization
        Contact Information 
        Notes 
        Suicide Prevention
          The Rosecrance Central Illinois Crisis Team  217-359-4141  
           CARES Line  1-800-345-9049  For those in need of a crisis assessment
         for anyone under 21 with Medicaid, please contact the CARES line.
          National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-8255  
        LGBTQ Services  
           LGBTQ Crisis Line  1-866-488-7386  
        Abuse and Neglect
           24 Hour Child Abuse Hotline  1-800-25-ABUSE or 
        1-800-252-2873
         
           National Domestic Violence Hotline  1-800-799-7233    
        Sexual Assault
           Survivor Resource Center 24 Hour Hotline  1-866-617-3224  
           Crisis Text Line  Text HOME to 741-741    
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