Wellness Newsletter

A WEEKLY NEWSLETTER COLLABORATION OF RSU 56: April 3, 2020

Our Mission

It is our mission to make sure that our students, staff, parents, guardians and community members are supported and well-connected to resources during this challenging time. As such, this weekly newsletter will provide you with the information you need to access local resources for support and meaningful guidance.

How Students are in Control

Want to know how you're in control as a student? School Counselor Mrs. Michelle Robertson explains how students have more control than they realize. Click above to read more.

Tips for Online Learning from Someone Who Has Lived It

Having difficulty with online learning? Click above to read some exceptional tips from Dirigo's Alternative Education teacher Mrs. Rachel Buck who knows first-hand what online learning is all about!

Mental Health

Tips regarding maintaining your mental health and wellness can be found here! Click above to read more from Dirigo High School's Social Worker Ms. Ami Greco.

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“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― William Faulkner

Remote Crisis Support Services

Mental Health and Wellness: https://www.namimaine.org/

1-800-464-5767


Hotline and Crisis Numbers: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/hotlines.shtml

1-888-568-1112


Crisis Text Line: https://www.crisistextline.org/

TEXT: HOME to 741741


Suicide Prevention: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

1-888-568-1112


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maine: https://www.namimaine.org/

1-800-464-5767

SCHOOL COUNSELORS AND SOCIAL WORKERS CONTACT INFORMATION


Rachel Buck-LMSW/cc

Alternative Ed. Teacher-DHS

rbuck@rsu56.org

Cell: 207-357-3271


Ami-Jo Greco-LMSW/cc

Social Worker-DHS

agreco@rsu56.org


Oxford County Mental Health

Community Mental Health Services

150 Congress St, Rumford, ME 04276

207-364-3549


Philip Ramu- LCSW

School Counselor-TWKDMS

pramu@rsu56.org

Cell: 207-578-1990


Michelle Robertson

School Counselor-DHS

mrobertson@rsu56.org

Cell: 207-205-2190


Tri-County Mental Health

Linnea Burns- Substance Abuse Counselor

207-783-9141

Toll Free: 1-888-304-4673

Crisis Line: 1-888-568-112

RSU 56

If you have questions regarding any of the content in this newsletter or would like to contribute to its development, please feel free to email Michelle Robertson at the address provided.