Mental Health Minute Issue 7 Week of 5/4

Mental Health Minute 
Issue 7
Week of 5/4 - 5/8

The Avon Central School Mental Health team would like to offer support for our kids and families by providing weekly on-line tips and resources. We understand this can be a stressful time for families and that you are receiving a lot of information from many different directions. Taking this into account, our team has decided to pull some of the best information we can find and bring it to you in small weekly installments. If you are overwhelmed right now, the NYS COVID-19 Emotional Support Line is staff by specially trained volunteers who can help:  1-844-863-9314 NYS Office of Mental Health

Mental Health Minute Issue 7 Week of 5/4

Foodlink has announced two upcoming distributions in Livingston County occurring on:

  • May 16th from 9-11 AM in Dansville (Dansville Central School District located: 282 Main St, Dansville, NY 14437)

  • May 20th from 3-5 PM in Geneseo (Geneseo Central School District located: 4050 Avon Geneseo Rd, Geneseo, NY 14454) 

Distribution is first come, first served for Livingston County registrants (one per household).

Register by phone at 585-243-7110


This is mostly for parents:  Whether at work or at home, you might deal with angry, hostile, or noncompliant behavior every day. Your response to defensive behavior is often the key to avoiding a physical confrontation with someone who has lost control of their behavior. These 10 De-Escalation Tips will help you respond to difficult behavior in the safest, most effective way possible.

From coloring sheets to online resources; various resources for various ages to help with the current situation: