Encourage Hope and Help is a suicide prevention website for youth (ages 10-24), parents, educators, LGBTQ, attempt survivors, loss survivors, veterans, and community members in the Kansas City area. Through education and prevention efforts, we strive to end youth suicide.
If you’re experiencing anxiety during these times, you’re not alone. Remember to take care of your mental health as well as your physical health in light of the COVID19 pandemic. @CrisisTextLine offers free, confidential, and 24/7 crisis counseling that anyone can reach with just a text. They have trained Crisis Counselors to take on hard conversations about anxiety, abuse, and more. If you’re struggling, please reach out to them by texting SHARE to 741741. They’re here to help. #EncourageHopeandHelp... See MoreSee Less
Human beings like certainty. We are hard-wired to want to know what is happening when and to notice things that feel threatening to us. When things feel uncertain or when we don’t generally feel safe, it’s normal to feel stressed. Make sure that you are protect your mental health during these trying times!
Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty Dr. Doreen Marshall, AFSP Vice President of Programs Share641.7KTweetShare By Doreen Marshall, Ph.D. Human beings like certainty. We are hard-wired to want to know what is happening when and to notice things that feel threatening to us. Wh...
Children are probably hearing many rumors, hypotheses and conjecture from peers, adults and the news media that can raise anxiety and worry. Clarify the information, dispel rumors, and realistically reassure them. Help them cope during COVID-19. #EncourageHopeandHelp
Coronavirus (COVIS-19) is a unique situation that leaves many parents questioning what to say to their children and how to address the possible emotional fallout from this concerning and anxiety-producing situation.
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