- 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.
The Role of High School Mental Health Providers in Preventing Suicide: A factsheet supporting steps school psychologists and school counselors can take to reduce suicide risk in students. Topics include facts about suicide risk among high school students, identifying and responding to warning signs...
safeTALK: Approximately a 3 hour training in how to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and to respond with assistance in obtaining first aid resources. Training includes video clip examples, discussion, and practice simulations. The training is designed for participants 15 years and older...