Take these surveys to determine your ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) score and resilience score.
Download the YOU AND app which is an interactive mobile application created to restore and preserve social and emotional wellness for youth during challenging times.
This agreement is a great way parents to begin having open and honest conversation about drugs and alcohol with your teen. By signing the pledge, you agree to listen to their thoughts and questions and help problem-solve solutions to avoid or manage situations where peers may be drinking alcohol or using drugs. Signing this pledge lets them know you care about their safety.
“Schools play an important role in suicide prevention. Aside from that fact that youth spend most of their day on the school campus, schools and districts can be a conduit for bringing the community together and engaging parents.
With this in mind, it is important to explore efforts to engage parents and the larger school community as partners in suicide prevention. One such effort that has shown strong potential is the What I Wish My Parents Knew event which originated from the community serviced by the Poway Unified School District in San Diego County. The following templates are provided to assist you in hosting What I Wish My Parents Knew events, which have proven to be a successful way to engage parents and the entire community around mental health and related topics.”
Mental health screenings are something for all children. Just like other health checkups, mental health checkups ensure that children are maintaining optimal mental health and emotional development. A mental health screening also helps to identify issues when they do occur and much earlier before they become more serious. Mental health checkups are easy to complete online and only take a few minutes.