SYOSSET PARENT SUPPORT
Syosset District staff is happy to support our parents and guardians and provide valuable resources to contribute to student success. Please look through the resources below that were compiled by District behavior analysts William McCabe, MSEd, BCBA and Marissa Zoffranieri, MSEd, BCBA. Should you have any questions or need additional support, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The new National Suicide Prevention Line is 9-8-8. Call or text to be connected with The Long Island Crisis Center. This three digit lifeline will connect you to the appropriate resources for any mental health distress, not just suicide prevention. The line also has interpretation services for over 150 languages.
Recommended Mental Health Resources Provided by the NYS Office of Mental Health:
NY Project Hope website - Coping with COVID: Tips for parents of children and adolescents
This is a resources that helps parents and other caregivers recognize and help children and adolescents cope with stress.
Parenting in the Pandemic: A Guide for the perplexed
A free digital flipbook consisting of a collection of articles relevant to parenting during the pandemic.
Suicide Prevention Awareness Video form the Mayo Clinic
This short video dispels the myths about suicide and provides instructions for parents on what to do if their child is dpressed, or if they suspect their child is having suicidal thoughts.
What Every Parent Should Know about Youth Suicide - From the Suicide Prevention Center of NY
This brochure coaches parents on recognizing suicide risk in their child and how to navigate the conversations that will inform your next steps.
School Mental Health Resource Training Center
Resource toolkit provided by the Mental Health Association in New York State (MHANYS).
Let's Talk Summer Wellness
A mental health and wellness toolkit for families and youth.
Wellness website with videos and tips for reducing and coping with stress.
What Every Student Needs to Know: Warning Signs
Suicide Prevention Brochure from Suicide Prevention Center of NY
Help a Friend in Need - From the Jed Foundation
A helpful guide for students on how they can help a friend they may be worried about.