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Disaster Distress Helpline (Call: 1-800-985-5990)
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
Five Ways to View Coverage of the Coronavirus (APA)
New reports about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, becoming more widespread are making some people anxious. Here are some tips to help you manage your anxiety, put news reports in perspective and maintain a positive outlook.
Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health (SAMHSA)
Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation during an Infectious Disease Outbreak
Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty
If you are struggling, here are some things you can do to take care of your mental health in the face of uncertainty from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
People are experiencing unprecedented rates of anxiety, depression, and loneliness, with many turning to alcohol as a coping mechanism. Alcoholics Anonymous is working hard to give people the access to life-saving treatment across South Carolina.
Area Food Resources
Read Eat Grow
This guide contains resources pertaining to the SC State Library "SC Read Eat Grow" initiative, encouraging nutrition education, health literacy and food-related programming in public libraries.
Harvest Hope (Midlands)
You can find breakfast and lunch for your students provided by your school district by clicking on your county
Lowcountry Food Bank
The LCFB is fully operational and working closely with partner agencies to determine the safest methods to serve friends and neighbors — senior citizens and children (and their families) who may be losing access to prepared meals and stocked food.
South Carolina School Districts Current Meal Distribution Plans
An alphabetical list of SC School Districts and their plans for meal distribution during the COVID-19 closures.
Plans will be updated as information becomes available.
Planes de Distribución de Comida Actual de los Distritos Escolares de Carolina del Sur
(Spanish Language of above list)
La siguiente es una lista alfabética de los distritos escolares de Carolina del Sur y sus planes para la distribución de comida durante el cierre del COVID-19. Planes serán actualizados a medida que la información esté disponible.
Quarantined with Kids
Kid-approved recipes and lesson plans to mix education into your daily routine.
#ChefsForAmerica School Feeding
World Central Kitchen would like to help school districts inform their students and families about ongoing efforts to continue feeding programs during the ongoing closures due to COVID-19. If you work for a school district and have information regarding these efforts, please let us know by completing the form below.
Find Meals for Kids When Schools are Closed
Find meals for kids when schools are closed using this USDA Meals 4 Kids Site Finder.
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