Designed specifically for use by teachers and classroom staff, the Other Rs: Step by Step Guide teaches the foundations, significant impact, and best-practices of addressing trauma, self-care, social problem solving, psychoeducation, relaxation, and classroom activities. This guide is delivered in an easy-to-use lesson plan format that is ideal for educators.
School-based suicide prevention campaigns are an effective strategy for districts to implement the numerous components of AB 2246 in a manner that utilizes the expertise of staff without overwhelming specific individuals. These campaigns ensure that a unified and powerful message reaches students and staff throughout the district.
This step-by-step resource guide has been created to assist schools to comply with AB 2246, the Pupil Suicide Prevention Policy through the implementation of Suicide Prevention Campaigns. AB 2246 requires LEAs serving students in K-12 to implement an array of suicide prevention components to support student well-being.
Suicide is preventable. If you or someone you know is feeling hopeless there is HELP! School staff and other trusted adults on campus can help you get the resources and support you need.
This card includes emergency numbers such as the OC Link, the OC Warmline, and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Here’s to help. Here’s to hope.
Slides from Back to School Open House: Supporting Youth in a Time of Crisis on Sept. 1, 2021.
On Mar 3, 2021, a Youth Town Hall entitled “Promoting Youth Mental Health and Well-Being Through Resiliency and Community Connection’’ engaged youth leaders from the City of Irvine’s High School Youth Action Team (HSYAT), along with parents and other community leaders, to discuss the mental health impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on high school students.
The purpose of this document is to capture one group of students’ perspectives on mental health maintenance during the pandemic; to disseminate the findings across the region; and to build upon this event with continued investment in student voice, including developing additional resources and events.