Additional Resources:

Caring For Your Mental Health

Here at Tonawanda City School District, we value the mental health and wellness of our students and staff.

We have a team of experts trained to recognize the signs of mental health struggles in our school community. We also train staff in adult and youth mental health first aid.

Our social workers and school counselors within each of our schools is available to support and meet the individual needs of our students.

Crisis Services/Hotlines:

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Call. Text. Chat.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24-hour crisis counseling

Crisis Services
(716) 834-3131
24-hour crisis hotline
Emergency mental health outreach (18+ years old)
Domestic violence/Elder Abuse Advocate Program
Trauma Response Program
24-hour addiction hotline: (716) 831-7007
24-hour kids helpline: (716) 834-1144

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741

Compass House
(716) 886-0935
Emergency shelter (ages 12-24)

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+)
24-hour crisis hotline: 1-866-488-7386
24-hour text line: Text START to 678-678

C.A.R.E.S Spectrum Health and Human Services
(716) 882-4357
Crisis and re-stabilization emergency services (Youth)

Erie County Medical Center Help Center
(716) 898-1594
Walk-in mental health treatment

Child Protective Services
Public Hotline: 1-800-342-3720
Report suspected child abuse or maltreatment.

Family Helpline
24-hour support for parents/guardians
(716) 892-2172