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Social Emotional Learning

Social emotional skills help build students' mental health and resilience so they can understand and manage emotions.

 


Mental Health Resources


Bridges – Center for Grieving Children:
  Offering services to help families navigate illness and grief. 
  Call: (253) 403-1966 for more information. 
  Address: Childrens Therapy Unit 402 15th Ave. SE Puyallup, WA 98372.
 
Visit: 
https://www.marybridge.org/services/bridges-center-for-grieving-children/

 • Catholic Community Services:
  Can provide Family Behavioral Health Services, Long Term Care Services,       Housing Services, and much more.
  Call (253) 383-3697, or visit: 
https://ccsww.org/get-help/pierce-county/

 • Comprehensive Life Resources:
   
Providing behavioral health services to Pierce County including mental
   health treatment, substance use services, free counseling, homeless
   outreach services. Call (253) 396-5800.  Address: 1305 Tacoma Avenue S.
   Tacoma, WA 98402.
   Visit: 
https://www.comprehensiveliferesources.org/

 • Multi Care Behavioral Health:
   
The only provider in the area that offers a walk-in assessment clinic for
   adults and children receiving Medicaid benefits. The specialists at the walk
   in clinic offer in-person mental health assessments on a first come, first
   served basis. The walk-in clinic is open Mon-Fri, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
   Address: 325 E Pioneer Puyallup, WA 98372
   Website: 
https://www.multicare.org/behavioral-health/

 • Greater Lakes Mental Health:
   
Provides services for adults and children. Same day appointments for
   Medicaid clients.
   Call (253) 581-7020, or visit: 
https://www.glmhc.org/

 • Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with Coronavirus (National
   Child Traumatic Stress Network):
   
Fact Sheet: https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/outbreak_factsheet_1.pdf

 • Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 (from CDC):
   Website:
 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Fcoping.html

 • Pierce County Crisis Line (24 Hours):
   The Pierce County Crisis Line is a free service available 24 hours a day,
   seven days a week that provides immediate help to individuals, families and
   friends of people in crisis throughout Pierce County. Call 
(
800) 576-7764 or
   visit https://www.multicare.org/pierce-county-crisis-line/


 • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
   The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis
   centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in
   suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're
   committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by
   empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building
   awareness.
   Call 
(800) 273-TALK (8255) or visit: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/?scrlybrkr=2d6bfc95

 • Trevor Suicide Prevention:
   Founded in 1998 by the  The Trevor Project is the leading national
   organization providing crisis intervention and suicide
   prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer &
   questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
  Call 
(866) 488-7386 or visit:
 https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/

Michele Bledsoe
Director of Equity and Social Emotional Wellness
 
Telephone: 
253-840-8907

Address:
302 2nd St. SE
Puyallup, WA 98372