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Social and Emotional Resources for Parents and Students


Helplines and Agency Resources to Help with Mental Health


Community Service Board of Middle Georgia (Community Mental Health) Phone:  478-272-1190
The Community Service Board of Middle Georgia is dedicated to providing those we serve with quality innovative behavioral healthcare in a recovery-based environment.

National Suicide Prevention  Lifeline - Phone:  1-800 273-8255
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Georgia Crisis and Access Line - Phone:  1-800-715-4225
In 2006, BHL began a unique collaboration with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities. For the first time individuals from anywhere in Georgia could call one toll-free number for access to care in a crisis. The Georgia Crisis & Access Line (GCAL) links callers with trained professionals who provide the most appropriate linkage to care for mental health crises, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse crises.

SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration - Phone 1-800-662-4357
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.


Activities for Families

Progress Mission - Is a combination of a variety of free internet sources with a focus on child development and well being. It was created to help children work on a variety of social skills to better understand their own feelings and behaviors.​

MHLiteracy - YouTube channel that is Internationally recognized research & clinical programs on adolescent mental health through a variety of stakeholders.

Tools For Supporting Emotional Wellbeing in Children and Youth - The National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine


Self Management Techniques:


Social Emotional Learning Video Lessons Week 11:  Self-Management - Lessons for SEL (YouTube)

Helping Teens Learn Self-Control - Dr. Angela Duckworth (YouTube)

How to Manage Your Time Better - watchwellcast  (YouTube)


Articles and Websites:

Adolescent Self-Management for a Successful Independence - Psychology Today

Self Management Toolkit - Transforming Education

Time Management - National Honor Society (Videos also)

8 Ways to Bolster Executive Function in Teens and Tweens -


ADD/ADHD Resources:


Living with ADHD in the Age of Information and Social Media - Theo Siggelakis - TEDtalk  (YouTube)

How to Get a Kid with ADHD To Focus - Dr. Paul Jenkins - Live On Purpose TV (YouTube)

ADHD 101 - Why Kids with ADHD Need Different Parenting Strategies - Dr. Erin Gonzalez - Seattle Children's Hospital (YouTube)


Articles and Websites:

Tips for coping with ADHD -

Homework System That Really Works -

Parenting Tips for ADHD: Do's and Don'ts -

Parenting a Child with ADHD -

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Teens:  What You Need to Know - National Institute of Mental Health -


Anxiety Resources:


Social Emotional Learning Video Lesson Week 7:  Self-Management - 6 Tips to Manage Stress! - Lessons for SEL (YouTube)

Stress Explained - Elementary Edition - (YouTube)

Coping Strategies for Supporting Students - Anxiety Canada


Articles and Websites:

11 Tips for coping with anxiety disorder - Mayo Clinic Health System

Top 10 Stress Management Techniques for Students -

The Teen Brain:  7 Things to Know - National Institute of Mental Health -

Helping Kids with Anxiety:  Strategies to Help Anxious Children -

Kids and anxiety:  What's Normal and when to Seek Help - Alice Gomstyn -


Depression Resources:


Why we need to talk about depression - Kevin Breel - TEDtalk (YouTube)

How to Connect with Depressed Friends - Bill Bernat - TEDtalk (YouTube)

Am I Depressed - How to Deal with Depression Treatment and Causes of Depression -

Adolescent Depression - Shrinking It Down - The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds -


Articles and Websites:

5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child with Depression - Daniela McVicker - National Alliance on Mental Illness

Childhood Depression:  What Parents Need to Know - Dr. D'Arcy Lyness, PhD -

My Child Was Diagnosed with Depression...Now What? - Katie Hurley, LCSW -

Parent's Guide to Teen Depression -

What to Know About Childhood Depression - Nancy Schimelpfening -

Resources for Parents - American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry -


Anger Management Resources:


Managing Your Emotions - Dr. Andrea Townsel, Wayne-Westland Community Schools

5 Self control Techniques - MrMcKillipOhio

Anger Management for Kids (and Adults) - Jammiespree Kids Club (YouTube)

Articles and Websites:

11 Anger Management Strategies to Help you Calm Down -

How to Help High-Schoolers Gain Self-Control -

Helping Kids Manage Anger -

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Anger Management Skills - Amy Morin, LCSW -

Anger Management for Teens: Helpful Worksheets & Resources - Dr. Jeremy Sutton -



LCBOE DISCLAIMER:  The information on the LCBOE Social and Emotional Resources for Parents and Students webpage is not intended to be used for diagnosis nor treatment of any of the conditions listed above.  It is only to be used for informational purposes.  If you feel like you need additional help, please contact your family physician, your school counselor or one of the helplines listed at the top of the page.