- 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 Teachers in Preventing Suicide:
A fact sheet supporting the role a teacher plays in student mental wellness and suicide prevention. The factsheet explores the teacher’s ability to promote a student’s feeling of connectedness resulting in academic achievement...
40 Developmental Assets for Adolescents (ages 12-18):
The Developmental Assets lists 40 factors that help young people grow up healthy, caring, and responsible. Research indicates that youth with more of these assets are less likely to engage in high-risk behaviors, including alcohol use...