Distance Learning- PNH Counseling FAQs

    Q: How long is Parkway North closed?
    A: Right now, we are going to a virtual learning model until the end of quarter one (October 23rd). For the most up to date information visit the district's website: Return to Learn 

    Q: Am I able to meet with my counselor during the closure?
    A: Counselors have been instructed to not schedule in-person meetings during the closure. Your counselors ARE available to respond to any questions you have during the closure using email and/or Google Meet.  Please reach out to your counselor via email and they will work to answer your questions and/or find a mutually convenient time to connect via Google Meet.  

    Q: What should I do if I need food or technology during this school closure?
    A: Please refer to the Parkway School District website on the process of requesting meals or technology.

    Q: What should I do if there is an emergency?
    A: Anytime there is a medical emergency, please call 911. For a mental health crisis, please reach out to one of these resources:

    St. Louis Youth Connection Helpline: The Youth Connection Helpline is a dedicated 24/7 hotline for youth, parents, guardians, or other concerned individuals to access crisis intervention, behavioral health and substance use assessment, and service linkage. Services are provided by master’s level professionals and are readily available by phone, SMS text, web chat, and in person through mobile outreach.

    CALL: (314) 819-8802 or Toll Free 1 (844) 985-8282
    TEXT: BHEARD to 31658
    WEB CHAT: bhrstl.org

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: If you feel you or someone you know may need emotional support, the Lifeline is free, confidential, and available to everyone in the U.S. You do not have to be suicidal to call the Lifeline.

    WEB: suicidepreventionlifeline.org
    CALL: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) - available 24/7

    Q: How can I maintain emotional well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak?
    A: Check the resources available here.

    Q: What can I do to navigate the college admission process during this stressful and confusing time?
    A: The National Association for College Admission Counseling is providing a free online tool to serve as a central resource for information about changes in college admission events, deposit dates, and more as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.