School Counseling Quick Links & Resources

Quick Links

Virtual Calming Space

Please check out the Virtual Calming Room which is an area where you can learn more about positive coping skills for managing stress and living your best life. You can listen to music, draw and create, exercise, practice mindfulness, work puzzles and so much more! Plus, there are some great resources to help you learn more about how to better care for yourself. Hope this helps!!

https://scs.bcps.org/departments/social_emotional_support/office_of_school_climate/school_social_work_responsive_student_programming/mental_health_services/virtual_calming_room 

School Counseling Resources
BCPS’ School Counseling Website

Magnet Programs

Office of Magnet Programs 

Academic and Study Skills
Taking Notes
Multiple Choice Tests (with tips)
The Ten Study Habits of Successful Students
Managing Your Study Time
Test Anxiety
Remembering

Social Emotional Well-Being

Mindfulness: 
Five Free Mindfulness Apps
Square Breathing Technique
Mindfulness for Teens

Articles:
How to Motivate Yourself When It's Hard
Meditation Can Change Your Brain
The Benefit of Routines

Student Service Learning
For additional information on service learning visit the following sites:

BCPS Offices - Service Learning 
Student Service Learning Forms
BCPS Service Learning Parent Brochure

Resources

United Way: 211 

Crisis text line: Text the word "HOME" to 741741 for free 24-hour support  

Maryland Suicide and Crisis Hotline: 1.800.422.0009  

Baltimore County DSS: 410. 887.TIME  

Baltimore County Crisis Response: 410.931.2214  

The Trevor Project: 1.866.488.7386 or text START to 678678  

Maryland Food Bank: 410-737-8282