As part of the MHSOAC’s School Mental Health Initiative, they have released of Every Young Heart and Mind: Schools as Centers of Wellness, a plan for transforming California’s K-12 schools into centers for wellness. The report is part of a portfolio of activities focused on young Californians that includes the Triage and Mental Health Student Service Act grants; Striving for Zero, the state suicide prevention strategic plan; the youth empowerment activities and youth drop-in centers; and the ongoing work to fortify strategic investments in prevention and early intervention services.
California’s Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign has created a variety of educational materials in multiple languages. Here, find printable and purchasable Know the Signs posters and brochures in Lao.
California’s Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign has created a variety of educational materials in multiple languages. Here, find printable and purchasable Know the Signs brochures in Punjabi.
This brief fact sheet examines how mental health is shaped by the social, economic, and physical environments in which people live, and how providers can address the determinants through social justice collaborations.
Self-care is a critical tool to maintain our wellness and work-life balance. Even under normal circumstances, it can be difficult to prioritize self-care. But now, more than ever, it’s important for systems-involved youth and the mental health field to pause and be intentional about addressing physical, emotional, spiritual, and relational needs. Self-care looks a little bit different for everyone, and in this new reality of physical distancing and social isolation, we may need to reassess our wellness strategies. This self care tip sheet includes resources and planning templates that may help you consider new ways of taking care of yourself.