Evidence-Based Videos About Coping and Mental Health
Source: Child Mind Institute
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Audience(s): Educators, Families, School Staff or Administrators
A series of free, evidence-based video and print resources that caregivers and educators can use to teach their kids critical mental health and coping skills. The project was born of an innovative partnership between the state of California and the Child Mind Institute.
- Understanding Feelings: Students will learn that better understanding and recognizing their emotions can be an important first step toward healthy coping and deeper relationships.
- Relaxation Skills: Students will learn specific relaxation skills, such as paced breathing, that they can use when experiencing intense or uncomfortable emotions.
- Understanding Thoughts: Students will learn about connections between their thoughts, feelings and behaviors and how they can change thinking patterns to make them more helpful.
- Managing Intense Emotions: Students will learn to recognize and manage intense emotions without giving in to the urge to act in impulsive ways that can make problems bigger.