- Build capacity to implement school-based prevention and early identification strategies that promote student mental health
- Build relationships among local agencies to develop effective cross-system collaboration
- Build capacity to provide education and training for school staff
- Provide technical assistance to schools for program development and implementation
This clearinghouse of resources and regional best practices is provided to assist California county offices of education, districts and schools to develop and implement effective programs and services that promote the mental health and wellness of students in grades K-8, with linkages to preschool and grades 9-12.
Our search feature helps you find useful resources specific to your needs as a teacher, school staff member, or administrator. Mental health staff, parents, caregivers and community members will also find the resources helpful as they work in partnership with schools.
Living Works: The primary focus of Living Works is improving helper competencies to intervene with persons at risk of suicide. Five programs are featured at the website. Applied Suicide Intervention Training (ASIST), safeTALK, suicideTALK, esuicideTALK, and suicideCare provide adults and students...
Instant Help for Teens Who Self-Injure: Specific strategies used in treatment are identified in this fact sheet that clarifies myths and misconceptions of self-injury. Sections on What Parents Need to Know, What Teachers Need to Know and The Dos and Donts of Communicatng are included. Information is...