- 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.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, this is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis...
Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers: This fact sheet helps parents and teachers recognize common reactions children of different age groups (preschool and early childhood to adolescence...