Middle School Social and Emotional Supports


MyLNK is a website and a mobile app (for Apple and Android – search MyLNK) that has information about community resources. It can be downloaded in a wi-fi environment and then used when wi-fi is not available. The website provides translations in Spanish, Vietnamese, and Arabic.

Important Phone Numbers

If you need immediate assistance we encourage you to access the following resources that are available any time of the day or night.

  • CenterPointe Help Line (Lincoln): 402-475-6695
  • Nebraska Family Helpline: 1-888-866-8660
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • National Crisis Text Line: text START to 741741 Text charges from your phone carrier may apply
  • Lincoln Police Department: 402-441-6000 (non-emergency) and 911 (emergency)

Talking to Children about COVID-19

(Available in many languages)

Helping Children Cope during the COVID-19 Outbreak

The World Health Organization shared these tips for helping children cope.

Prevention of COVID-19

From the CDC

Hand-washing Techniques (English)

From the CDC

Hand-washing Techniques (Espanol)

From the CDC

Health and Hunger Resources

From the Lincoln Food Bank

Dealing With Digital Drama

Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

Youth Anxiety and Depression - from SCIP

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

Exploring Mental Health

Coping Skills

Mindfulness Activities (English)

Mindfulness Activities (Espanol)

Tips to Regain Your Calm