Our EAP created a 7-minute on-demand training to help adults have conversations with children about yesterday’s horrific mass shooting at a school in Uvalde, Texas. We know this is an incredibly difficult time for many people, and we hope that this will be a helpful resource. Link to On-demand training: Talking To Kids About Violent Events With Widespread Media Coverage
They also have several helpful documents:
We are pleased to offer all employees and their families access to support through the ComPsych Guidance Resources. There is no cost to employees or their families and all information is confidential. No personally identifiable information is sent to the District. This support is designed to assist employees and their families in resolving personal problems (e.g., marital, financial or emotional problems; family issues; substance/alcohol abuse).
On the web: https://www.guidanceresources.com
Web ID: SDP
By phone: 833-812-5180
Click here for more information.
Virtual Counseling is also available to all employees and dependents through Guidance Resources.
Guidance Resources has put together a handout on grief at School District of Philadelphia Grief Handout .
Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7 crisis support by text.
Text HELLO to 741741 to be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor.
If you need assistance in finding a treatment provider or funding for addiction treatment, please
call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or contact your local county drug and alcohol office.
If you require additional counseling, services are available through your SDP insurance, click here.