Mental Health Resources
Students and parents needing assistance with support of medical or mental health services:
If you or a family member need assistance – please email us at COVIDreport@bscsd.org. All emails will be answered within a 24 hour period by the appropriate staff member. If email is unavailable then please call the following phone number: (518)-884-7195, extension 1330 during business hours. Emergency situations please call 911.
**New Yorkers can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.
Mental Health Resources and Emergency Services Information (National and Local Crisis Resources)
During COVID-19, NY has offered free access to Headspace for mediation purposes. Click here for additional details: https://www.headspace.com/ny.
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
Saratoga County Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: 518-584-9030
Parson's Mobile Crisis Team: 518-292-5499
Healing Springs Recovery Center: 518-306-3048
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
OASAS Hopeline: 1-877-846-7369
Saratoga County COVID-19 Hotline: 518-885-2276.
Food ResourcesRegional Food Bank - Find Food Link: (Please call and verify info before visiting)
Social-Emotional Learning Resources
Yoga, Mindfulness and Relaxation Designed for Kids Aged 3+ - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
Ultimate Guide to Mental Health and Education Resources for Kids and Teens - https://onlinecounselingprograms.com/resources/ultimate-guide-to-mental-health-and-education-resources/
Progressive Muscle Relaxation for Kids - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDKyRpW-Yuc
Explore Brain Pop Videos and Activities - https://jr.brainpop.com/health/
Kindness Videos - https://www.randomactsofkindness.org/kindness-videos