This list of crisis resources include local and national agencies and organizations.
You can protect your child during these times by being there and stopping them from getting guns, drugs, or other dangerous things that could lead to death. When your child was little you may have baby-proofed your home. A similar approach is needed when your child is under intense stress or distress. This tool can help you make decisions about how to protect your child.
The Mental Health Back to School Toolkit is designed to assist teachers, school staff, community groups, and others who work with youth and young adults to open a conversation about mental health and wellness. Due to COVID, the world as we know has shifted, and it’s important that educators and community leaders are able to speak openly about mental health with students of all ages. The resources provided on this page will allow for educators to have these conversations with students in an online format in order to ensure physical distancing.
These quick and easy activities provide tools to use to welcome youth and young adults to a safe space where they can express themselves, find support, and get connected to resources. The aim of these activities and lesson plans is to support and empower students and teachers to care for their mental health and reduce stigma. The toolkit provides PowerPoints, lesson plans, and resources tailored by grade level to increase mental health awareness and social-emotional wellness.
This activity guide is intended to help organizations across California with planning and implementation of Suicide Prevention Week activities. These resources and activities can also be used throughout the year.
Every day in California friends, family and co-workers struggle with emotional pain. And, for some, it’s too difficult to talk about the pain, thoughts of suicide and the need for help. Though the warning signs can be subtle, they are there. By recognizing these signs, knowing how to start a conversation and where to turn for help, you have the power to make a difference – the power to save a life.