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. How to Talk About Mental Health – For Educators
    3. How to Talk About Mental Health – For Young People Looking for Help
    4. Project AWARE
    5. Disaster Distress Helpline
    6. Disaster Technical Assistance Center
    7. Warning Signs and Risk Factors for Emotional Distress
    8. Guidance to States and School Systems on Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Issues in Schools
    9. Helping Students Cope with Media Coverage of Disasters: A Fact Sheet for Teachers and Schools Staff
    10. Ready, Set, Go, Review: Screening for Behavioral Health Risk in Schools
    11. Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network
      1. National School Mental Health Best Practices and Related Projects
      2. Classroom WISE – Well-Being Information and Strategies for Educators
  3. Safe2Help Illinois
  4. Protecting Youth Mental Health – The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory
  5. Supporting Child and Student Social, Emotional, Behavioral, and Mental Health Needs
  6. SHAPE – School Health Assessment and Performance Evaluation System
  7. National Association of School Psychologists
    1. National Association of School Psychologists – Resources and Podcasts
    2. About PREPaRE
    3. PREPaRE Training Curriculum
  8. National Institutes of Health
    1. Emotional Wellness Toolkit
    2. Helping Children and Adolescents Cope With Traumatic Events
  9. Illinois School Psychologists Association
  10. National Association of Elementary School Principals
    1. Resource Hub
      1. Coping With Loss
      2. A Death in the Family
  11. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    1. Kids, Teens, and Young Adults
    2. Meet Little Monster – A Coloring and Activity Book
  12. 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
  13. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1. 2021 HECAT:MEH – Mental and Emotional Health Curriculum
  14. JED Foundation
    1. Set to Go
    2. Love is Louder
  15. The Trevor Project
    1. National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health 2021
  16. National Child Traumatic Stress Network
    1. Psychological First Aid Wallet Card
    2. Psychological First Aid for Schools Field Operations 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
  17. Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center (REMS TA Center)
    1. 10 Tips for Teaching the Psychological First Aid Model
    2. Understanding Educator Resilience and Developing a Self-Care Plan (webinar)
    3. Managing Memorials and Anniversaries as a Part of Overall School and Higher Ed Safety Planning (webinar)
    4. Trauma-Informed Care for Schools Before, During, and After Possible Emergency Events (webinar)
  18. 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
  19. Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  20. EMDR International Association
    1. EMDR Therapy in School Settings
    2. Experiencing EMDR Therapy
    3. Back to School: Using EMDR Therapy to Help Children and Adolescents Cope and Thrive
  21. EMDR Resources
  22. Coping After Terrorism for Survivors
  23. Coping After Terrorism for Injured Survivors
  24. The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit
  25. The Heart of Learning and Teaching: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success
  26. The Rebels Project: Mass Shooting and Trauma Support