These resources were curated by Landmark's Counseling Department.
- Tips to Help Teens Cope During COVID-19: Article from Mental Health First Aid with tips for caregivers and educators.
- That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief: Article from Harvard Business Review about the emotional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Rule No. 1 for Parents Doing ‘Crisis Schooling’: Take a Deep Breath: New York Times article with tips for managing remote learning, jobs, and household responsibilities.
- Virtual Relaxation Response
- Hunched Over Your Computer All Day? These Stretches Are For You: Article from Refinery29 with illustrated stretching exercises.
- Effective School Solutions’ COVID-19 Resource Center: During these uncertain times of limited social exposure and disruption of routines, the mental health of our young people should be an important area of focus. Check out these Mental Health Moments, “bite sized” tips, and strategies to support student mental health.
- Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis: Here is a helpful discussion from the Child Mind Institute about how to support teenagers through this time as we all are figuring out how to practice physical distancing while maintaining social contact.
- Mental Health and Wellness Tips During Covid-19: We found these tips to be helpful for all families, parents and educators alike.
- Staying Sane During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Landmark administrators and counselors share how they relax during the pandemic.
- Don’t Go Down a Coronavirus Anxiety Spiral
- Headspace: A wonderful app that provides meditation and other anxiety-reducing practices is expanding its free content of audio and video resources.
- Calm: The No. 1 app for sleep, meditation, and relaxation
- Insight Timer: A free app that we find to be a wonderful resource for stress management, and is what EMS uses for a daily relaxation response practice school-wide every morning
Please contact Dan Larson, High School Counseling Team Leader, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Laura Polvinen, EMS Counseling Team Leader, email@example.com, if you have questions or suggestions regarding these resources.
Here are some numbers to contact in case of a mental health or substance use crisis.
On the North Shore, the number for Mobile Crisis is: 978-744-1585.
For all other Massachusetts areas, you can contact the toll-free number 1-877-382-1609. Have a pen or pencil and piece of paper handy. Once you enter your zip code, you will get the phone number of the closest Emergency Services Program/Mobile Crisis Intervention that serves you.