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COVID-19 Response

Back to School Guide

This school year will be unlike any other, and Burrell is committed to the mental and emotional well-being of our students, parents and teachers. Please click an option below for a guide to "Maintaining Mental Health" for youth and parents. Included in the packet are warning signs, guidance for coping, tips for talking about our anxieties and feelings, and next steps for those who feel behavioral health service may be right for them or their families.

Guide for Youth Guide For Parents

Preparing for an Uncertain School Year: The Mental Health Effects on Schools and Families During COVID-19

We thank EVERYONE who listened in and participated in our Facebook Live event, as Burrell's behavioral health experts discussed the new school year and its effects on student, parent and teacher mental health.

If you weren't able to catch it, it's not too late! View, share and comment on the recorded panel on Facebook here

If you don't have Facebook, you can view the video on YouTube here


Elizabeth Avery: Vice President, Youth Services

Amy Hill: System Director, School-Based Services

Jessica Obuchowski: System Director, Youth Services (Central Missouri)

Dr. Sara Wilson: System Director, Youth Training and Consultation

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24-Hour Crisis Line

If you or a loved one is experiencing a mental health or substance-use crisis, please call our toll-free 24-hour telephone line. Our team can help provide immediate assistance.

Southwest Missouri: 1-800-494-7355

Central Missouri: 1-800-395-2132

National Help Line: Call or Text 988