School Counselor Connections
Dear Cedars Families,
This month our guidance lessons will focus on the value of Appreciation, Apologizing, and sharing Aha moments. We will cover the following standards:
CASEL Social Awareness: Understanding and expressing gratitude & Demonstrating empathy and compassion
CASEL Relationship Skills: Communicating effectively & Resolving conflicts constructively
CASEL Social Awareness
● Showing concern for the feelings of others
CASEL Relationship Skills
● Communicating effectively
● Resisting negative social pressure
CASEL Social Awareness: Developing positive relationships & Taking others’ perspectives.
Please feel free to reach out to me.
Cedars International Academy
MINDFUL MARCH 2021
There's more to LIFE when you stop and NOTICE
The key to taking notice is 'mindfulness'. Mindfulness is often defined as "the state of being attentive to and aware of what is taking place in the present".  Two critical elements of mindfulness are that:
- It is intentional (i.e. we are consciously doing it); and
- We are accepting, rather than judging, of what we notice. 
AWARENESS. LIVE LIFE MINDFULY
Ever felt there must be more to life? Well good news, there is! And it's right here in front of us. We just need to stop and take notice. Learning to be more mindful and aware can do wonders for our well-being in all areas of life - like our walk to work, the way we eat or our relationships. It helps us get in tune with our feelings and stops us dwelling on the past or worrying about the future - so we get more out of the day-to-day.
Action for Happiness
On Demand Guided Meditations for Educators
Virtual Parent University-Online Child Safety
Thursday, March 25th, 5:30-6:30pm
This is an online event.
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7835740879?pwd=S29iZXNRUk0zMGc0QVFvR2pncDRJZz09 Meeting ID: 783 574 0879 Passcode: 942979
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Family Support and Resource
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MENTAL HEALTH AND CRISIS SUPPORT
CRISIS Contact Information
24/7 Crisis Hotline
(512) 472-HELP (4357)
(512) 703-1395 TTY
TTY: (800) 799-4TTY (4889)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
Texas Suicide Prevention
- Shoal Creek - www.seton.net/locations/shoal_creek
- Texas Suicide Prevention - www.texassuicideprevention.org
- Suicide Prevention, Awareness, and Support - www.suicide.org
- For Suicide Prevention and Emotional Crisis - www.suicidehotlines.com
- Suicide Awareness Voices of Education - www.save.org
- You're going to be OK, we're here to help - www.psychcentral.com
- All About Depression - www.allaboutdepression.com/index.html
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, (800) 273-TALK - www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Integral Care Provides:
24/7 CRISIS HELPLINE
A helpline for anyone who needs immediate emotional support.
A walk-in clinic for adults and children having a mental health crisis. Counselors are there to help 7 days a week.
MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS CARE
Short-term, overnight mental health crisis care provided in a safe environment. Help is available 24/7.
COUNSELING & CASE MANAGEMENT
One-on-one mental health support for people experiencing a mental health crisis.
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT IN DISASTERS
Mental health crisis services for adults and children who have experienced a natural or man-made disaster. We help at the scene of the disaster.
Information and programs to help prevent suicide in our community.
A one-day class that teaches people how to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis or showing signs of mental illness.
CALL US TO LEARN HOW WE CAN HELP YOU
If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, call us 24/7 at 512-472-HELP (4357). Press 1 for English, then 1 for mental health crisis support. We’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To learn about our other programs and services, call us at 512-472-HELP (4357). Press 1 for English, then 3. We’re here Monday through Friday, from 8am to 5pm. Integral Care can also connect you to trusted community resources.