Cow Island 8th grade

Healthy Mind & Body

Healthy Mind & Body

Below are links to resources and wellness themes that encompass strategies to help the NYA community to persevere during difficult times and with the uncertainties in the world. We hope they will help you stay healthy – both your mind and your body – throughout this school year and beyond.

Jump to Resources for Coping with Community Violence

The Mental Health Help Card was developed by an Upper School student advisory group in Spring 2023

Emergency Services

  • Maine Crisis Hotline1-888-568-1112
  • Call 9-1-1 for emergency services
  • Text the Crisis Text Line – text Talk or HOME to 741741
  • Call 2-1-1, available 24/7 to provide information and local programs and services that can help
  • Call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline1 (800) 273-8255 – or – 988
  • Call the Disaster Distress Helpline through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which offers crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to disasters and infectious disease outbreaks. Call 1 (800) 985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
  • Through These Doors-Domestic Violence Resources & Advocacy 1-800-537-6066

Coping with Community Violence

Coping with Difficult News or Emergencies

This page is a compilation of online resources we put together during the pandemic. We thought we’d keep it active since we found so many cool things:  RESOURCES FOR LEARNING AT HOME

Visit our Health & Wellness page for an overview of NYA’s Health and Wellness programming.