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Counseling Resources During COVID-19

This is a stressful time!  It's important to take care of yourself and your mental health.  I hope these resources will help you to do just that!

***In the event of an emergency, or if you feel in danger of harming yourself or others, please call 911. Other resources are Carilion Connect (540-981-8181) and the National Crisis Line (1-800-784-2433). If you feel you are being physically harmed by a caregiver, you may call Roanoke City Child Protective Services at (853-2245).****


Counseling Resources

I am still counseling students! 
To schedule a counseling appointment with Mrs. Turnbull, please call my office at (540) 853-6448.  If I am unable to take your call, please leave me a voicemail, and I will call you back.
You can also email me at kgturnbull@rcps.info.  I am available for counseling Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm via phone or via a HIPAA compliant video call on doxy.me.   Once we have an appointment scheduled, I will send you a link to our doxy.me counseling session.

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare is still providing counseling services and is accepting NEW PATIENTS. Click here to find more information:
BRBH - Open for New Clients and Referrals 04-15-2020.docx


Our Regional Suicide Prevention Website:
https://askingsaves.org/
Provides 24 hour crisis line and chat, and information to better understand and help prevent suicide.

RCPS School Counseling and Equity Department Youtube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbkcx95mgQyUbCZ0CJErvRg/videos

Helping children deal with grief/the loss of a loved one:
https://childrengrieve.org/resources/about-childhood-grief

Feeling stressed, sad, or just downright bored? 

Try downloading the Calm app, or visit https://www.calm.com/ to learn more.  Calm has a free version with loads of meditations.  Why not try a little mindfulness during quarantine?!

Take a look at "101 Things to do at Home During Pandemic Lockdown" below:
 101 Things to Do at Home During Pandemic Lockdown[395].doc

Visit this website dedicated to helping you deal with the stress and anxiety Corona Virus can cause:
https://www.virusanxiety.com/

Or try a short breathing exercise:
"Take 5" finger breathing exercise


"Box Breathing"

Or Try a short grounding exercise:

Community Resources for Families:

For information on how to get food in the Roanoke area:
Roanoke Food Resources During Covid[392].docx

Goodwill is providing virtual services.  They can help you file for unemployment, update or create a resume, and much more!

To access these services or register for an online class, please visit: https://www.goodwillvalleys.com/work-and-training-services/training-resources/virtual-services/