Local Counseling and Mental Health ResourcesNote: Neither the Berkeley County Board of Educationnor any of its agents or employees sponsor or endorse this material or publication.The views expressed may or may not reflect those of the Berkeley County Boardof Education and school administration and are neither approved nor disapprovedby them. Local Mental Health Resources
Resources & Services Available by CountyConXtionshttp://wvde.state.wv.us/abe/connections.htmThis website providea description of all programs available statewide, contactpersons for each program, and a county-by-county breakdown of availableservices. Produced by the Governor's Council on Literacy
Child Abuse Resources - West Virginia Child Advocacy NetworkAsthe state's coalition of Children Advocacy Centers, its goal each and every day is to change the way West Virginia responds to child abuse.Bullying.org'spurpose is to prevent bullying in our society through education and awareness. We provide educational programs and resources to individuals, families,educational institutions and organizations. We make available online learningand educational resources in order to help people deal effectively andpositively with the act of bullying and its long-lasting negative consequences.Death, Dying & Grief ResourcesTEEN LINE is a confidential telephone helpline for teenaged callers. It operates every evening from 6:00pm to 10:00pm PST and is toll-free from anywhere in California. If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you!Eating DisordersBoosting body image at any weight! This site looks at ways we can feel good in the bodies we have.Self-injury (cutting)TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice.Drug & Alcohol AbuseThe National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), created this Web site to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse. NIDA enlisted the help of teens in developing the site to ensure that the content addresses appropriate questions and timely concerns.Suicide & Suicide PreventionThe National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.