Our Goals

  • 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
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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.

Featured Resources

  • Project ALERT: A school-based prevention program for middle or junior high school students (13-17 years old) who are either nonusers or have already experimented with alcohol, tobacco or marijuana. The lessons are designed to help students understand the consequences of drug use, recognize benefits...

  • InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health: Disruptions in the developmental process can impair a childs capacities for learning and relating to others, with lifelong implications. In this brief, available as a PDF that can be printed front to back on one page, 5 key issues are presented, as well as...