Message sent May 13, 2022
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The goal of this month is to break the stigma around mental health and encourage people to seek help.
In support of Mental Health Awareness Month and our ongoing commitment to the well-being of our students, staff, and families, we have partnered with Care Solace to provide an additional layer of care for our community. Care Solace assists individuals find mental health care providers and substance use treatment centers. Their services may be accessed at no cost to you, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and 365 days per year.
Care Solace will connect you with providers accepting all medical insurances including Medicaid, Medicare, and sliding scale options for those without insurance. All information entered on the Care Solace tool is completely confidential and securely stored. Students, staff, and families may access these services in two ways:
- Call 1-888-515-0595 at any time. Support is available in 200+ languages. A Care Solace team member will help you every step of the way to research options, secure appointments, and follow up to make sure it is a good fit.
- For an anonymous search, answer a few questions to get matched with an extensive list of care providers at www.caresolace.com/westshore.
Care Solace is not an emergency response service or mental health services provider, but it can be used if you are interested in counseling-related services for your child, yourself, or another family member and need assistance finding those services.
We highly encourage anyone who needs help to seek it, not just during Mental Health Awareness Month, but throughout the summer and school year. Please take advantage of Care Solace and contact your child's school if our counselors or social workers can provide additional assistance.
Todd B. Stoltz, Ed.D.