Behavioral Health Supports
COVID-19 Resources for Parents and Staff
Parents can help mitigate the stress and possible anxiety by simply maintaining a consistent routine at home during school closures while adhering to social distancing guidelines as mandated by the CDC.
Please know it is normal for students/children to experience a rollercoaster of emotions that may occasionally be intense. Additionally, a stress response may manifest in different ways for students/children. As adults, we may experience similar emotional reactions surrounding the current situation.
Below is a list of resources to help you and your family during this unprecedented time.
Direct Links to Handouts/Websites
Coping with Stress During Outbreaks
Crisis Text Line
Text TALK to 741741
Fact Sheet on COVID-19 along with Age Appropriate Coping Strategies
How to speak to kids about the Coronavirus (from the ChildMind Institute)
How to Speak to Your Children About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How to speak to your kids about the Coronavirus to help them cope
LGTBQ Youth Support During the Worldwide Pandemic (24/7)
Managing Anxiety and Stress
Mental Health and Coping with COVID-19
Mental Health Peer Run Warm Line (dealing with COVID-19)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Riverside Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Securing mental support through your private insurance with our mental health concierge service.
Urgent Mental Health Care Supports
Riverside United Health System Resources (Behavioral Health)
Breakthrough Student Assistance Program
Listen, Learn, Link
Breakthrough provides students and their families with an added layer of support which is inclusive of linkage to outside agencies as deemed necessary. The Breakthrough Student Assistance Program is a unique method for providing family specific services to any family in the school district. For more information about the Breakthrough program, click here.Download Breakthrough BrochureDownload a list of referrals to local resources for food, housing assistance, mental health counselors, health services, and family support services.
Abuse, AIDS, alcoholism, depression, divorce, drugs, gangs, homelessness, pregnancy, sexuality, violence, suicide. Operated by teens, for teens, Teen Line helps adolescents address their problems through a confidential peer hotline and community outreach program. Toll-free in California, it’s a place to talk things out with another teen in a safe, non-judgmental environment.
1-800-TLC-TEEN (1-800-852-8336) or 310-855-HOPE (310-855-4673)
Nightly 6:00 pm-10:00 pm (pst)
- Parent Center- see Parenting Class Schedule
- MVUSD Mental Health Team Parent Center
- Parent Project - For Difficult to Manage Adolescents
- Parent Resources - Click on this link to find helpful resources for parents and families
- PSC - Concerned about your son or daughter? Visit this site to complete a free Pediatric Symptoms Checklist
- Outside Referrals - Click on this link to view a list of therapists in the Murrieta area provided by Psychology Today.