Social & Emotional Wellness


Pandemics can be Stressful

Are you feeling fear and/or anxiety about this disease and how it may be impacting you and your family?  Public health actions, such as Social Distancing can make people feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety.

Coping with stress in a healthy way can make you, the people you care about and your community stronger.


What makes you feel calm and helps you to deal more effectively with stress and anxiety?

            Thinking of your family and the good times you have had.

             Picture a safe place that brings you comfort.

             Read comforting or inspirational verses.

             Taking in deep, cleansing breaths.

             Any type of exercise.

             Squeeze a tension reducing ball.

             What is your personal, favorite technique of stress reduction?


What is SEL?

Social and Emotional Learning(SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions.

Why SEL?

To help students be more successful in school and life.

To help teachers be as successful as possible with reaching and teaching their students.

Understanding Trauma: Learning Brain vs Survival Brain

Signs and Symptoms of Disaster-related Distress i.e...(Corona virus).


      Changes in appetite

      Headaches w/o clear physical cause

      Over active startle response

      Changes in sleeping pattern- too much or too little


       Difficulty remembering things, thinking clearly and making decisions


        Anxiety and fear, overwhelming sadness, anger or guilt


      Reduced stamina, frequent crying, risk taking behavior and angry outbursts


More information can be found at

Crisis Services

Crisis Response Network - Available 24/7  602-247-4600

Terros Crisis Prevention - 602-685-6000

Empact Crisis Services -  480-784-1500 or 1-800-273-8255

Teen Lifeline - 602-248-8336

Mental Health Services

Jewish Family Services 1840 N. 95th Ave Suite 146 623-234-9811

Touchstone Health  12725 W. Indian School Rd 1-866-207-3882

Chicanos Por La Causa 6850 W. Indian School 623-247-0464

Social and Emotional Student Support 8/21/20

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