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Wellness Resources


*** Find NEW COVID-19 Resources Below ***

Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus (Also available En Espanol)

Talking to Teenagers and Young Adults About the Coronavirus (Also available En Espanol)

Harvard Health Blog: How to Talk to Teens About the New Coronavirus

This animated video explains Coronavirus, school closure and health tips for children.

Mental Health America: COVID-19 Information and Resources


Stay connected! Join our K-12 School Counseling Schoology Group!

We are sharing virtual lessons and activities you and your family can do at home to support mental and emotional health during virtual learning. Our counselors are sharing new things all the time and want to stay connected with you! 

Sign into your Nutley Schoology account (via

Click "groups" in the task bar, then click "my groups" and "join group" 

Enter access Code: X8JZ-4FWK-9PS8W


Our School Counselors provide support to students within the school setting, and can also make referrals to outside community resources when appropriate or by request. 

Please access our Wellness Resources for a list of individual, family, group, agency, and sliding scale providers in our area, and reach out to the School Counseling staff with any questions. Please note that insurance coverage of providers varies. Please contact each provider individually to inquire about his or her insurance policy. Below you will also find phone and online resources that you can access at any time. 

In case of an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.  

Perform Care Child Mobile Response can also be contacted by a parent/guardian to respond to your home in an emergency by calling (877) 652-7624 (24 hours).



Addictions Hotline of NJ (800) 238-2333

AIDS & STD Hotline (800) 624-2377

Al-Anon/Al-a-Teen Information Service of NJ (973) 744-8686

Alcohol & Ad Care Hospital Referral Hotline (800) 252-6465

Alcoholics Anonymous (800) 245-1377

Domestic Violence Hotline (Local) (973) 759-2154

DCPP (Division of Child Protection & Permanency) Crisis Hotline (877) 652-2873

First Call for Help (Essex County) Dial 211 or (800) 435-7555

Gamblers Anonymous (800) GAMBLER

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) (800) 438-6233

Narcotics Anonymous (800) 992-0401

National Council on Drug & Alcohol Dependency (800) 662-HELP

National Child Abuse Hotline (800) 422-4453

National Runaway Hotline (800) RUNAWAY

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 784-2433

New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 572-7233

New Jersey Women’s Referral Hotline (800) 322-8092

Parents Anonymous Family Helpline (800) 843-5437

2nd FLOOR Youth Helpline (888) 222-2228



Cyberbullying Research Center

Garden State Equality

New Jersey Coalition for Bullying Awareness and Prevention

New Jersey Department of Education Keeping Our Kids Safe, Healthy and in School

Stomp Out Bullying

United States Dept. of Health & Human Services in partnership with the Dept. of Education & Dept. of Justice

Wired Safety



Emotion Technology - Concerned for Someone Online?  


The Nutley School District serves approximately 4,100 students in Kindergarten through grade 12. The five elementary schools serve students K-6 and include Lincoln School, Radcliffe School, Spring Garden School, Washington School and Yantacaw School. John H. Walker Middle School serves students in grades 7-8 while Nutley High School addresses the needs of students in grades 9-12.