Governor Cuomo Announces New York Schools Will Remain Closed for the Remainder of the Year
Plans for summer school programming will be announced by the end of May.
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“Don’t have any second thoughts about calling for help,” he said.
For emotional support, you can call the ES helpline at 1-844-863-9314, or head to the Headspace website for additional mental health resources. The New York Domestic Violence Helpline number is 1-844-997-2121.
New York is expanding mental health resources for frontline workers, and as of today is directing insurers to waive all cost-sharing/copays/deductibles for mental health services for frontline workers. A 24/7 support line, built in partnership with the Kate Spade New York Foundation and Crisis Text Line, is also now available for frontline workers. Text NYFRONTLINE to 741-741 to access support.
For more information on school news, head to the New York State Education Department website; for updates from Cuomo, head to his Facebook page to watch daily briefings. You can keep up with coronavirus news here and get tips for managing homeschooling with working from home, coping with anxiety during this time (both yours and your kids’), and more.
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