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Mental Health


The Cedar Springs Public Schools Mental Health Team has created this website to provide resources on all things mental health. You'll find information on our team members, coping skills, social-emotional supports, and ways to get connected to mental health services. 

We're so excited to share this venture with all of you and we're so glad you're here. 

Cedar Springs Community Resources

Cedar Springs Community and Counseling Resources - coming soon!


Topic Based Support


Resources for Processing Trauma

The Kent ISD offers resources to provide expert guidance for parents and educators on how to assist students and children in the wake of traumatic events. Visit their page to find additional resources for all topics.

Kent IDS Resources

Red Hawks Care

Red Hawks Care is a collaboration between Cedar Springs Public Schools and Pine Rest and is available to all students and staff.

Red Hawks Care is a school assistance program that includes:

  • 3 sessions of free, confidential* counseling per episode of care
  • Psychiatric Urgent Care Center services for ages 18+
  • 24/7 hotline for crisis calls
  • Free 30-minute legal consultation
  • Free 30-minute financial consultation
  • Free elder care consultation
  • Personal Advantage online library access
  • All benefits are available to staff, students, and members of their household

*The school is NOT notified when SAP services are accessed and the school receives no identifying information.

Call 1-800-442-0809 x1, mention "I have an SAP with Cedar Springs Public Schools"

Red Hawks Care Flyer


Community Resources

Cedar Springs Public Schools know home life can create an effect on a student’s overall school performance. Sometimes there are moments in life where families find themselves needing additional support.

The following resources are available to our students, family, and community.

Need help with food, housing, or paying bills? Need support in a family crisis or community disaster? Call, text, or search online 24/7 and Michigan 211 will get you connected. 



Arbor Circle is proud to be one of West Michigan’s most comprehensive providers of mental health counseling, substance use treatment, and family services. Visit the Arbor Circle website for more information on programs, events, and how to get involved.


Cherry Health offers high-quality health care to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. If you’re a new patient and would like to make an appointment, please call 616-965-8308 or email us.

Kent School Services Network (KSSN) unites families, educators, and community partners to provide top-quality academics, enrichment, and health and social services so that all students can succeed in school and in life. Visit the KSSN website for more information.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services provides Cash Assistance, Child Care Assistance, Emergency Relief (Home, Utilities), Children’s Special Health Care Services, Food Assistance, Health Care, and more. Visit the MDHHS website to learn more.

School counselors are provided throughout the Cedar Springs Public School district and make themselves available to listen to students about concerns. Check at your child’s building to learn more about what services are available.