This press release is shared by Yuri Calderon Attorney.
We support mental wellness during Mental Health Awareness Month
Santa Barbara, Calif., (DATE) – In recognition of the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, Cold Spring School District announces their partnership with Care Solace, a concierge service linking families and school staff to free mental health support resources.
“In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and as we approach the end of the school year, I want to remind our community that mental health wellness is critical. Access to adequate mental health services is a necessity and available to our families and staff,” says Amy Alzina, Superintendent, Cold Spring School District. “The year behind us has been so difficult with the COVID-19 pandemic that it has been critical for all of us to maintain our mental health by practicing wellness as best we can. Care Solace is a great resource for all ages. I encourage our community to take advantage of these resources now and over the summer as we prepare for another great school year.”Care Solace has been a tool in guiding school communities through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. This service remains available to support children and adults through the constantly changing environment as the 2020-2021 academic year comes to an end. Care Solace can support students, families, and staff members who are experiencing anxiety, stress, depression, or other mental health conditions.
“Providing quality mental health resources is a service that benefits all of our school district community,” says Yuri Calderon, Chief Budget Officer, Cold Spring School District. “By using Care Solace, we are contributing to a safe and nurturing environment.”
Care Solace is uniquely equipped as a virtual mental health support resource. The Care Concierge team members are experts in navigating a vast database of carefully vetted mental healthcare therapists and programs. Their proprietary web-based tool makes it easy to connect with screened mental healthcare resources and providers in the community. Assistance is available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
Cold Spring School District encourages students, families, and staff members to utilize Care Solace’s free services, noting that their Care Concierge is a virtual resource available 24/7 by phone, email, text, or video chat.
About Cold Spring School District: Cold Spring School is a TK-6 public school that serves approximately 180 students in a small classroom setting. Cold Spring was designated a California Distinguished School in 1986, recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 1992, recognized as a Gold Ribbon School in 2016, and received an Exemplary Arts in Education Award in 2020. The students of Cold Spring have consistently performed in the top 5 to 10% of all elementary schools in the state of California. We believe the high achievement level of our students to be linked with several factors including a professional teaching staff, nurturing home environments, and excellent student motivation and effort.
For more information: https://coldspringschool.net/
About Care Solace: Care Solace is on a mission to calm the chaos of mental health care. The organization provides mental health care coordination services for school systems, existing to ensure that students, staff and their families are not alone through the laborious process of accessing needed services. Care Solace offers proprietary software to aggregate mental health care providers and substance use treatment options. As of November 2020, Care Solace proudly serves two million students, over six million family members, and 150,000 staff members in over 200 school systems. The Care Concierge team has responded to 250,000 inquiries for support, connected over 100,000 students, and families to care and over 12,000 staff members to services.
For more information: https://home.caresolace.com/