If you are in crisis and need to speak to a mental health clinician immediately, please call the 24/7 Regional Crisis Line at 1-877-266-1818.
During the school closure in response to COVID-19 I will be using the web page and email to communicate with families. I can still access my voicemail remotely so please reach out if you have any needs from me. Below are some fun ways to address social and emotional needs during this time. Please feel free to call and leave a message or email me any time, I will get back to you within 24-48 hours.
- YWCA 24hr Helpline-
- YWCA's 24 hour domestic violence helpline, 509-326-2255, will remain available for you to call at any time. This is the best number for you to contact if you need someone to talk to immediately. Through the helpline, confidential advocates are available to contact if you or someone you know has questions or concerns about intimate partner domestic violence at any time. If it is safe to do so, you can also reach confidential advocates via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or through text messages at 509-220-3725.
- Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery -
- School closures and unpredictable work schedules can present an especially challenging time for child care. The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery is a community resource for families with children in critical situations. They have helpful information about finding alternative child care on their website and how you can access services. Staffed with Family Support Specialists, you can access resources at 509-535-3155 24 hours a day.
- Frontier Behavioral Health -
- If you are feeling additional stress and anxiety, you are not alone. Frontier Behavioral Health has resources available for assistance. Mental health professionals are conducting intake assessments, clinical appointments and medication management appointments by phone during normal business hours. Crisis Response Services and Inpatient Services are also operational. To schedule an appointment call 509-838-4651.