RDM Counseling Department

Newsletter Week of May 18, 2020

Hello RDM Community!

We hope this newsletter finds you strong and well! We are continuing to provide resources and activities for our students. Feel free to use the resources below to help support the social emotional well being of your child.


¡Esperamos que este boletín te encuentre fuerte y bien! Continuamos proporcionando recursos y actividades para nuestros estudiantes. Siéntase libre de usar los recursos a continuación para ayudar a apoyar el bienestar social y emocional de su hijo.


Videos

  • Read aloud Even Superheroes Have Bad Days by Shelly Becker
  • Social Sprouts Story Time: I Am Peace -A Book of Mindfulness


Tools/Herramientas

  • Make Your Own Worry Monster
  • Read aloud Why We Stay Home by Samantha Harris & Devon Scott
  • Kids Explain Mindfulness
  • Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Over $1 Billion In Pandemic Food Benefits for Texas Families
  • Hope Support Warmline
  • COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line
  • Daily Life and Coping from the CDC


Thank You/Gracias,

RDM Counselors

M. Avila and F. Torres

EVEN SUPERHEROES HAVE BAD DAYS by Shelly Becker | Story Time Pals | Kids Books Read Aloud
Social Sprouts Story Time: "I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness"

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TOOLS

Why We Stay Home By Samantha Harris & Devon Scott | Read Aloud Fun
Kids explain mindfulness

HOPE PEER SUPPORT WARMLINE

We want to also remind students and families that are experiencing difficult times through our current situation that they can find emotional support through resources on our website, including Safeschool helpline, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline, as well as, the HOPE Peer Support Warmline.

The HOPE Family Health Center has created the HOPE Peer Support Warmline. It is an alternative for someone who is looking for emotional support. Here you can be listened to with compassion, empathy, hope and understanding. You can connect and feel validated with someone with similar life experiences. Their mission is to use lived experience to promote wellness and recovery in the RGV. It is available to anyone 16 and older. It is a free resource available in English and Spanish.

The Warmline is a toll free, non crisis line. The Warmline staff can also provide community resources and are open during the hours other resources may not be available.”

The Warmline contact number is 844-755-4673 (HOPE)

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 4:00 pm- 10:00 pm

Individuals answering the phone are Certified Peer Support Specialist. All phone calls are confidential.

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