Mental Health (K-12)

  1. Trauma-Informed Classrooms Technical Assistance Bulletin
  2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    1. School and Campus Health
    2. Disaster Distress Helpline
    3. Disaster Technical Assistance Center
    4. Warning Signs and Risk Factors for Emotional Distress
    5. Tips for Talking with and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide For Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers
    6. Psychosocial Issues for Children and Adolescents in Disasters
    7. Guidance to States and School Systems on Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Issues in Schools
    8. Helping Students Cope with Media Coverage of Disasters: A Fact Sheet for Teachers and Schools Staff
  3. National Association of School Psychologists
    1. National Association of School Psychologists – Resources
    2. About PREPaRE
    3. PREPaRE Training Curriculum
  4. National Institutes of Health
    1. Emotional Wellness Toolkit
  5. Illinois School Psychologists Association
  6. National Association of Elementary School Principals
    1. Resource Hub
      1. Coping With Loss
      2. A Death in the Family
  7. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  8. National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
    1. Guidelines for Responding to the Death of a Student or School Staff
    2. Guidelines for Schools Responding to a Death by Suicide
    3. Psychological First Aid for Students & Teachers
    4. Sample Letter Templates for Notification
    5. Teacher Training Module: Supporting Grieving Students in Schools
    6. School Crisis Response Initiative
  9. JED Foundation
    1. Set To Go
    2. Love is Louder
  10. The Trevor Project
    1. National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health 2021
  11. National Child Traumatic Stress Network
    1. Psychological First Aid Wallet Card
    2. Psychological First Aid for Schools Field Operation Guide
    3. It’s Okay to Remember: General Information Video on Child Traumatic Grief
    4. Understanding Child Traumatic Stress: A Guide for Parents
    5. Parent Tips for Helping Preschool-Age Children after Disasters
    6. Parent Tips for Helping School-Age Children After Disasters
    7. Parent Tips for Helping Adolescents after Disasters
  12. Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center (REMS TA Center)
    1. A Coordinated Response To Multiple Deaths in a School Community Helps the Healing Begin
    2. Coping with the Death of a Student or Staff Member
    3. Paying Tribute to Deceased School Community Members
    4. 10 Tips for Teaching the Psychological First Aid Model
    5. Understanding Educator Resilience and Developing a Self-Care Plan (webinar)
    6. Managing Memorials and Anniversaries as a Part of Overall School and Higher Ed Safety Planning (webinar)
  13. Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
    1. Advancing Education Effectiveness: Interconnecting School Mental Health and School-wide Positive Behavior Support
    2. Mental Health/Social-Emotional Well-Being
  14. Coping After Terrorism for Survivors
  15. Coping After Terrorism for Injured Survivors
  16. The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit
  17. The Heart of Learning and Teaching: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success
  18. – Educators
  19. The Rebels Project: Mass Shooting and Trauma Support