Mental Health Information and Resources
- National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 1-800-273-8255
- Trevor Project Helpline: 1-866-488-7386
- The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth.
- Common Ground Helpline: 1-800-231-1127
- Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
- Haven: 248-334-1274 - OR Toll-Free: 877-922-1274
- Call 911 or your local Police Department
- Anyone can report tips confidentially on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees, or schools.
- Tips can be submitted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- State of MI Peer Warmline: 888-733-7753
- 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., 7 days per week
- Serves individuals living with persistent mental health challenges including anxiety, depression, and trauma.
- National Eating Disorder Association Helpline: 800-931-2237
- National Runaway Safeline: 800-621-4000
- RAINN: 800-656-HOPE
- National Sexual Assault Hotline
- Love is Respect: 866-331-9474
- National Domestic Violence Hotline
- Learn about healthy vs. unhealthy relationships
Mental Health Counseling Resources
- Easterseals continues to offer services including case management, youth peer services, peer recovery supports and individual, family and group therapy all via telehealth platforms. These platforms include: eVisit, Microsoft TEAMS, and Zoom. Easterseals is also able to facilitate sessions telephonically as needed.
- Some of the evidence-based groups that are currently being offered are:
- Mortal Recognition Therapy (MRT)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Prime for Life
- Healthy Living (facilitated by Youth Peer Support Specialist)
- Parent Support Groups
- To access services through a telehealth platform, please contact Easterseals Contact Center at 1-248-475-2150 or 1-800-75-SEALS.
- Oakland Family Services: 248-544-4004 (Berkley location)
- Therapeutic treatment for children and adults with a diagnosed mental illness or issues related to substance abuse
- Catholic Social Services: 248-548-4044
- Family, marital and substance abuse counseling
- Mental Health and Wellness Clinic College of Education, Wayne State University
- University of Detroit Mercy Psychology Clinic: 313-578-0570
- Training clinic for the Detroit Mercy doctoral program with a major in clinical psychology offering counseling services and psychological testing/assessment.
- Fees are based on household income; insurance is not accepted.
- Combating Negative Self-Talk
- Short exercise to help break the pattern of Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTs)
- A Framework for Goal Setting
- Setting and tracking "smart" short-term and long-term goals
- Self-Care Tips and Activities for Teens
- Guided Meditations
- 3-minute through 15-minute guided meditations and relaxations
- 5-minute beginner's guided meditation
- Breathe with Calm
- Printable Coloring Sheets
- Nature Video for Sleep/Study/Meditation
- Helpful Apps
Resources for Parents
Social/Emotional Supports for Parents
- ParenTeen Connect
- "ParenTeen Connect is designed by social-emotional learning experts as an at-home, family-engagement resource. This online experience is loaded with videos, resources, and useful advice to help teens and the adults in their lives address hot-button topics."
- Erika's Lighthouse
- Promoting positive mental health for teens feeling isolated
Health Care Information
- Oakland County Health Division: 248-424-7000
- Nurse on Call: 800-848-5533
- Free telephone service offers information about health and related resources. Calls are answered by Oakland County Health Division Public Health Nurses. Information regarding communicable diseases, pregnancy and child health, nutrition, and more. Referrals to health-related resources located in Oakland County, Michigan.
- United Way of Southeast Michigan: 211
- 2-1-1 service provides referrals to programs in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Monroe and Lapeer counties. If you need help finding resources in your area, dial 2-1-1 or live chat to speak to a representative now. Or, search the online database to access more than 30,000 different statewide programs and services.
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Visit the District's DEI webpage for resources and learning opportunities