Resources for Parents
Parents play a crucial role in monitoring their children’s social media activity. Access to the internet leaves children vulnerable to cyberbulling, human trafficking, sexual predators, hacking, and illegal activity. Knowing how to use the internet responsibly is essential for protecting children from the dangers of cyberspace.
Please use the resources below for guidance on navigating social media.
15 apps parents should look out for on their children's phones
GCF Learn Free/Social Media Safety for Kids
Common Sense Media
Parents' Guide to Instagram
Parents' Guide to Snapchat
Parents' Guide to Cyber Security
Parents' Guide to Cyberbullying
Mental Health Resources
East Garner Middle School Counselors provide quarterly classroom guidance lessons on the signs of suicide and depression. We also provide suicide screenings, interventions, and referrals to community agencies which provide treatment and intervention for individuals who experience depression and suicidal thoughts.
Please use these links for information about the myths and facts about suicide.
Suicide myths, facts, and resources
Wakebrook Crisis Stabalization Center provides intervention to anyone in need of help in a crisis situation related to mental illness. It is available 24 hours each day.
Alliance Behavioral Healthcare is a network of agencies and mental health providers serving people in North Carolina's Wake, Durham, Cumberland, and Johnston Counties. The network of providers offers treatment and support for mental illness, substance use disorders, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Use their provider search to locate a therapist or agency that meets your family's needs. Alliance Provider Search
El Centro Hispano is a community based organization for Spanish speaking members of the community who are seeking resources for mental health assessment and treatment.
Interact of Wake County is a nonprofit organization which offers assistance to victims of domestic violence.
Southlight Behavioral Health offers assistance to people who struggle with addiction and substance abuse.
Use this link to find nonprofit organizations that meet your needs. Wake County Nonprofit Organizations
Wake Network of Care provides resources, health information, and advocacy tools for the residents of Wake County. Use their link to browse through the various resources available The Wake County Resource Guide provides numerous resources based on need. Wake County also provides numerous resources for our Latino community. Wake County Latino Resources
Haven House and Wrenn House offer supportive programs and services for youth between the ages of 10 and 23 who are in crisis.
El Futuro provides culturally responsive mental health services to the Latino community.
Understanding how to complete homework assignments if you didn’t quite grasp it in class can be challenging. Use these websites to locate answers to questions about all subjects, even when the teacher isn’t available.
Below are lists of tutors approved by Wake County Public Schools. Please note that East Garner Magnet Middle School does not endorse or recommend any particular tutor or resource.
WCPSS Math Tutor List
WCPSS English and Language Arts Tutor List
WCPSS Science Tutor List