Personal & Mental Health Resources
As school counselors, it is our responsibility to connect students & families to resources in the school and community. Below are links to school resources, community organizations and websites with helpful information & guidance in speaking with your child about various challenging topics such as mental health, grief and trauma.
Hershey Intervention and Prevention Program & Community Resources
Organizations for Basic Needs:
Mission - The purpose of Cocoa Packs is to ensure that all school aged children in Derry Township School District and the surrounding area are food secure every day of the year.
Mission - Our purpose is to serve the Derry Township community by providing food and assistance with the temporary needs of families and individuals in financial distress.
Mission - We are a collaboration of churches seeking to alleviate poverty for our under-resourced neighbors in need.
Resources to Support Your Child For:
10 Ways to Help A Grieving Child
Weekend camp for students that are grieving summer 2020
Help Guide on mental health & wellness
Quick facts & statistcs
Fact sheets on mental health illnesses
AACAP: Depression – Parents’ Medication Guide
Helping Kids During Crisis
Boys & Girls Club: Youth & Safe Technology
Signs of sexual abuse:
Center for Disease Control & Prevention: Information for families
Child Care Aware for America
Helping Children Cope: Tips for parents & caregivers