September 27, 2022: Mental Health Support

Greetings Families,

We hope that your break is off to a great start.

If you or someone that you love is in need of mental health emergency support over break, resources are available below.

Crisis and Emergency

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.

There are also several hotlines that can provide specific assistance:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 to speak to someone if you or a loved one is considering harming themselves or experiencing emotional distress.
  • Access and Crisis Line: (888) 724-7240

Access and Crisis Line

The San Diego Access & Crisis Line (ACL) offers immediate support and resources from an experienced counselor on all behavioral health topics including suicide prevention, crisis intervention, community resources, mental health referrals, alcohol and drug support services, and more. Confidential and free of charge, the line is immediately answered 7 days a week, 24 hours a day by Master’s-level and Licensed Clinicians. If you need help with a behavioral health crisis or know someone who does, call the Access & Crisis Line (888) 724-7240

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Crisis Line 888 724-7240 7 Days a Week 24 Hours a Day

Mobile Crisis Response Teams (MCRT)

Mobile Crisis Response Teams (MCRT) provide in-person support to anyone, anywhere, experiencing a mental health, drug, or alcohol-related crisis. MCRT dispatches behavioral health experts to emergency calls instead of law enforcement, when appropriate, with teams made up of clinicians, case managers, and peer support specialists.If you need help or know of someone who does:

  • Call the County’s Access and Crisis Line: (888) 724-7240
  • An Access and Crisis Line clinician will assess the situation for risk and safety through a series of questions and may refer to MCRT or another resource as appropriate.
  • https://211sandiego.org/health-wellness/mental-health-services/

CVESD Family Resources Centers: https://www.chulavistacc.org/list

Emergency and Crisis Services for Children and Youth (San Diego)

Emergency Screening Unit

According to Title 9 of the California Code of Regulations, an “Emergency Psychiatric Condition” is defined as a condition in which a person, due to a mental disorder, is a current danger to self or others or is immediately unable to provide for or utilize food, shelter or clothing. This situation indicates an immediate need for psychiatric inpatient hospitalization or psychiatric health facility assessment.

Crisis children’s services are available at the Access and Crisis Line at 1-888-724-7240. (TDD/TYY for the hearing impaired). Spanish speaking counselors are available most hours, and interpretation is accessible in over 140 languages through language interpreting services 24/7. (Dial 7-1-1 or English Voice/TTY: 800-855-7100 Spanish Voice/TTY: 800-855-7200).

Emergency mental health services are available at the Emergency Screening Unit (ESU) for children and adolescents under age 18 who are experiencing a mental health emergency or crisis.

Emergency Screening Unit (ESU): 619-876-4502
4309 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
Telephone: (619) 876-4502

Please call in advance if possible.

The Emergency Screening Unit (ESU) provides emergency psychiatric evaluations, crisis intervention, crisis stabilization, brief outpatient counseling, case management and emergency medication management to children and adolescents under age 18.

The unit is open 24 hours/7 days a week, and serves the entire County.

ESU serves the Medi-Cal population and those who do not have any medical coverage. Although those with private insurance can be seen at ESU, it is advised that the private insurance clients receive services at facilities and agencies authorized by the insurance company.

Clients are assessed as to the types of services they need, with integrated attention to mental health, physical health and substance-related issues. If hospitalization is not required, appropriate community referrals are made.

For more information, please call 619-876-4502.

Mobile Crisis Response Teams (MCRT)

The County of San Diego offers Mobile Crisis Response Teams (MCRT) as a service option for individuals experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. MCRTs are comprised of licensed mental health clinicians, case managers, and peer support specialists who can respond to behavioral health crisis calls that do not involve known threats of violence or medical emergencies. For further information on the MCRT program and how to access services, visit the MCRT web page.

For PERT services, please call 911 or your local law enforcement agency.

Chula Vista Police Department PERT Team: (619) 691.5151

When to Seek Help for your Child: https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/When-To-Seek-Help-For-Your-Child-024.aspx

Anxiety: https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/The-Anxious-Child-047.aspx

Sleep: https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/Childrens-Sleep-Problems-034.aspx

Helping Children Cope: https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/Helping-Children-After-A-Disaster-036.aspx

September 19, 2022: TMES Parent Weekly

Happy September Families!

Below, you will find the weekly events and important reminders. Please read the daily schedule of events so that your family is aware of how to engage with our school community.

September is National Hispanic Heritage Month and Attendance Awareness Month.

To learn more information about Hispanic Heritage month, click the link https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/ 

Join PTC Tonight for the Barnes and Noble Book Fair 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

BookfairFlyer

 

Fall Break: 

This year, SUHSD and CVESD do not have the same Fall Break. Our break is September 26-October 10th.

SUHSD’s break is September 19-30th. If your family plans on traveling during the SUHSD break, please contact Mrs. Garcia, our AHS for an Independent Study Contract. 

September 11, 2022: TMES Parent Weekly

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Happy September Families!

Below, you will find the weekly events and important reminders.

September is National Hispanic Heritage Month and Attendance Awareness Month.

To learn more information about Hispanic Heritage month, click the link https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/ 

Fall Break: 

This year, SUHSD and CVESD do not have the same Fall Break. Our break is September 26-October 10th.

SUHSD’s break is September 19-30th. If your family plans on traveling during the SUHSD break, please contact Mrs. Garcia, our AHS for an Independent Study Contract. 

August 28, 2022: TMES Parent Weekly

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Happy Monday Families,

We had a great Ultra Fun Run event last Friday. Thank you to all of the families that came out to support, smile, cheer, and encourage our Mustangs to try their very best. The Ultra Fun Run would not have happened without our amazing PTC. volunteers. Thank you to all families, especially, PTC!!!

When coming on campus during school hours, all visitors must have their I.D. and sign in at the front office. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

TMES Lockdown Drill Parent Letter

Marshall Picture Day Fall 2022 Marshall Prize Letter

August 25, 2022: Ultra Fun Run is Tomorrow (Friday, August 26, 2022)

***Ultra Fun Run Reminder***

Friday, August 26, 2022

So far, 308 families have registered their child(ren) to participate in Ultra Fun Fun. We would like 100% Mustang participation. Please take a moment and register. Below, you will find more details on how to register.

The Ultra Fun Run will take place tomorrow.

Parents are welcome to come and watch their child(ren) run. All families must arrive before the assigned time, sign in via the Raptor system (bring your I.D.), and leave after their child(ren) participates. We encourage families to arrive at least 15 minutes before the run. After the run, all students will receive a fruit bar from PTC. 

The proceeds from our fundraiser will help pay for technology, school clubs,  family dance, supplies, and curriculum.

If you would like more information about our fundraiser watch the Kickoff Video Assembly by choosing one of the links below:

Vimeo – https://vimeo.com/737166584 OR YouTube – https://youtu.be/gNosBkx1CnY

Today all you need to do is…

Step 1:  First, visit www.ultrafunrun.com. Enter the Student Access Code GOMUSTANGS2022. Then, register your child for the Thurgood Marshall Elementary Bubble Run.

Step 2:  Send out at least 5 pledge emails and texts through the student webpage.

We’ve attached a copy of the Prize Letter full of important registration information and prize opportunities. Marshall Prize Letter

We look forward to an incredible turnout and thank you for making a difference in the daily lives of our students.

Run Schedule for Tomorrow:

  • TK/Kinder and 1st grades: 8:55 a.m. – 920 a.m.
  • 2nd and 3rd grades: 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
  • 4th, 5th, and 6th grades: 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.