Mental Health Resources
Crisis Text Line Provides 24/7 Support
Crisis Text Line is a free, 24/7 support for those in crisis, connecting people to trained Crisis Counselors. Their first priority is helping people move from a hot moment to a cool calm, guiding users to create a plan to stay safe and healthy. Users are their priority. Text HELLO to 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained crisis counselor. Even when your student is not at school, help is only a text away. For more information, click here.
Online Therapy Resources
Midland Care offers support for those who have experienced loss in their lives. These services include individual grief support for all ages, adult support groups, Family Evenings, Hearts of Hope Camp for children, Teen Retreat, potlucks, memorials, and opportunities for expressive therapies.
The goal of the Midland Care Center for Hope and Healing is to help those who have suffered a loss understand that:
- Grief is a natural and even healthy reaction to loss.
- Within each of us is the capacity to heal.
- The duration and intensity of grief is unique.
- Caring and acceptance assist in the healing process.
You can learn more information about Midland Care's services by clicking here.Suicide Prevention, Information and AwarenessStudents who are contemplating suicide frequently give warning signs of their distress. Take these warning signs seriously. Urge them to seek help if you or someone you know is showing any of the following warning signs:
- Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
- Talking about being a burden to others
- Giving away prized possessions
- Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
- Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
- Sleeping too little or too much
- Withdrawing or feeling isolated
- Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
- Displaying extreme mood swings
If you or anyone else is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.
Help is Just a Click Away Through Our District Tip Line
Use the TPS app or online form to report tips on bullying, feedback, complaints or concerns directly to the district. All tip line submissions are confidential and anonymous as an option. You can use the tip line through our app or our website. This tip line can also be used for t
TPS Podcast Talks Mental Health and Effective Strategies
Tune into May's episode of Faces of 501: The Podcast. Leslie Carr, Coordinator of Social Work, and Bryan Candea-Kromm, Coordinator of School Psychology, discuss ways students and parents can have a healthy dialogue about mental health and develop effective strategies for managing things like stress, anxiety and depression. Listen to the full episode by clicking here.