Health & Wellness

Click the links below to access hand-picked resources for staying physically and emotionally well.

By texting the keyword RESTORE to 741741, Michigan residents can have a confidential text conversation with a crisis counselor from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

Genesee Health System Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crisis Line

For any crisis, call 810-257-3740, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

GISD Social Emotional Resource Phone Line

Students or parents can call 810-591-4357 and be connected with a licensed professional from the Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD), including social workers, counselors, and therapists. M-F 9-5, or leave a message after hours and they will return your call.

Coronavirus and Parenting: What You Need to Know Now

Questions and answers for caregivers of young children, from NPR.

Simple Demonstration that Uses Pepper to Show Importance of Hand Washing with Soap

This video shows the importance of washing with soap, using pepper in water to represent germs.

This is Why You Need to Cover Your Nose and Mouth When You Sneeze or Cough

This video explains how far your sneeze travels, and helps older children understand the importance of covering our nose and mouth when we sneeze or cough.

Don’t Mix These Cleaning Products

Be clean, but be careful!

Supporting Individuals with Autism Through Uncertain Times

Seven support strategies to meet the unique needs of individuals with autism during this period of uncertainty. Examples and ready-made resources are included to help caregivers implement these strategies quickly and easily.

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

You can make your own hand sanitizer at home with rubbing alcohol and aloe vera gel. Please read the directions carefully to be sure your home-made sanitizer is effective and safe!

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