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Student Well-Being

What is mental health wellness?

Positive mental health allows people to realize their full potential, cope with the stress of life work productively, and make meaningful contributions to their communities.

Mental health prevention and intervention services are available on three difference levels:

Pyramid image describing three tiers of mental health and equivalent services available to students

 

School-Based Resources

School Social Workers
Assist families and staff in coordinating & obtaining services for at-risk youth and provides direct services to students as needed.

School Nurses
Assists in medical needs of students.

School Resource Officers
Promotes safe environment, positive development, and personal responsibility to young people, families, teachers, and school communities.

Syntero
Prevention and intervention services for elementary and middle school students.

The Ohio State University
Prevention and intervention services for high school students.

Community-Based Resources

Helpline of Delaware & Morrow County - crisis assistance & resource/referral information
Maryhaven - drug & alcohol assessment & treatment
Syntero - Prevention & intervention services 
Central Ohio Mental Health - mental health assessment & treatment
Mid-Ohio Psychological Services -mental health assessment & treatment
Turning Point - shelter & services for victims of Domestic Violence
Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board
NAMI Delaware & Morrow Counties
Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities 
Drug Free Delaware
Delaware Public Health District
Grady Memorial Hospital - crisis assessment ER
Delaware County Job & Family Services (Children's Services)
Delaware County Juvenile Court; The Parent Program , Family Advocates, Family Support Specialists, Choices

Signs and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Behavior Problems
Excessive Tantrums
Aggression
Irritability/Agitation
Regression
Sadness
Irritability
Impulsivity
Crying/Clinginess
Loss of Interest
Somatic Complaints
Acting Out
Sadness
Self-Hatred
Anger
Withdrawal
Loss of Interest
Change in sleep/Appetite
Drug/Alcohol Use
Nail biting
Vigilance
Poor Connection
Social withdraw/deficits in skills

Contacts

Allisha Berendts, Ph.D., LPCC-S
Assistant Director of Student Well-Being

Katherine Branson, Ed.D.
Coordinator of Student Well-Being


Important Numbers

Phone:  (740) 657-5067