The NCTSN was created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Children’s Health Act. According to the NCTSN website their "mission is to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States."
The United States Substance Use and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced earlier this year the release of its updated 988 Partner Toolkit.
Building Blocks for Healthy Self Esteem in Kids, from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), via its parent website healthychildren.org, defines “self esteem” as “the way we perceive ourselves,” and tells us that self esteem influences resilience, relationships, motivation, and achievements.
Mental Health America started Mental Health Month in 1949. Each year, the non-profit organization creates and releases a Mental Health Month toolkit.
Show this video to your colleagues, your students and their parents! This video from Children’s Hospital Colorado explains mental health stigma as a remnant.
A list of curated resources aligned with the NCESD Behavioral Health team’s monthly email newsletter; May includes links to excellent mental health resources
Check out NCESD's new Wellness Event Guide and be sure to bookmark it! The guide includes things like checklists, timelines, templates, and more to help you host your own Wellness Event in your school.
A FREE, six-module training series, Classroom WISE (Well-Being Information and Strategies for Educators), is now available to help educators create safe and supportive learning environments for students, and to respond appropriately when mental health concerns become evident.
The U. S. Department of Health & Human Services maintains a comprehensive Mental Health website that includes a definition of mental health, a discussion of common myths surrounding mental health, descriptions of numerous mental health disorders and several ways of getting help for mental health disorders.