Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

Talking to Children About Traumatic Events

Children's Health: After a tragedy, you might feel helpless- but your child needs your support.  Here's help knowing what to say.

Helping Children Cope With Frightening News

When Terrible Things Happen: For Students

When Terrible Things Happen: For Adults

Connecting With: Others - Seeking Social Support

Helping Kids Deal with Grief

Death and Grieving: Supporting Children and Youth



Anxiety: Tips for Managing Social Anxiety


Know the Risks: E-cigarettes and Young People

E-cigarettes, “Vapes”, and JUULs What Parents Should Know


Gaming Safety: Tips for Parents

WI Department of Education: Internet Safety Information 

Cyberbullying: Information resource from the Dept. of Justice



Barron County Resources


Mental Health is an important part of life! Providers help with a range of Mental Health issues from mental illness to everyday life experiences. Every day issues may include hopelessness, grief, loss, panic, feeling blue and/or anxious, death, relationship issues and concerns, couples counseling, divorce, job issues, being a caregiver, and phase of life concerns.


Barron County Mental Health Crisis Line


You can use this number anytime someone is in need 24/7 - students who need someone to talk to are encouraged to call anytime, day or night.


Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Text “HOPELINE” to 741741 or go to for 24/7 free trained crisis counselors.

The Trevor Lifeline
A national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBT youth.



The National Abuse Hotline

Call 866-331-9474 or 866-331-8453 (TDD).


TeenCare Positive Alternatives

Confidential 24/7 Hotline: 1-800-491-TEEN (8336)

TeenCare is a prevention service including a 24-hour hotline and short term shelter/crisis intervention designed to serve youth. Our mission is to provide runaways, throwaways, and youth in crisis with safe shelter, assist in resolving family conflicts, and to reunite families whenever possible.  TeenCare is governed by the Wisconsin Association of Homeless and Runaway Services (WAHRS) and is staffed with the help of Americorps.  TeenCare is also partnered with Dunn County Partnership for Youth.  





Middle School Office -- Phone: (715) 458 4560 option 3 • Fax: (715) 458 3436