Mental Health Support Resources During COVID-19
Looking for local resources during this difficult time? The links below may help provide additional resources for you and your family. If you need addtional assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out your child's counselor. His/Her information can be found at the bottom of this page.
During these uncertain times, we understand that you may be struggling to balance your child's at-home or in-person learning along with your own work and home commitments. We are here to support you! Join us at one of the times below by clicking on the date/time links below. We are here to provide a space for you to discuss your challenges and identify healthy ways to cope & problem solve. It will be a great way to connect with other parents facing similar struggles. We hope you will join us! Facilitated by the Allen ISD Support Counselors.
Please note: Registration will open 2 weeks prior to each event.
Elementary School Parent Chat
Middle School Parent Chat
LFC / High School Parent Chat
When we’re trying to keep it together, the stress can build up! Let off some steam and get support for yourself by using one of these resources (all are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week):
877-422-5939 Lifepath Systems mobile crisis line
800-440-9789 STARRY Counseling Crisis Hotline
800-9850-5990 (or text “talkwithus” to 66746) SAMHSA’s disaster distress line
741-741 (text “home” to the crisis text line) Download the “My Strength” app here. (Click on “Sign Up” in the top right corner and use the code “LPScomm” when it asks for your access code)
We also encourage you to check out this resource guide from NAMI and this information on stress management from SAMHSA here.
Allen ISD Counselors are available for both in-person and at-home learning student and families.
Please refer to your campus counselor's webpage for contact information.