Mental Health

Mental Health Suite
Anxiety

This module provides an overview of anxiety, including causes, signs and symptoms, and risk factors. Through videos and resources educators learn about protective strategies for managing and reducing one’s own anxiety, as well as strategies for promoting the mental health for all students and ways to support students who may have anxiety. The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as stress management, mindfulness, and self-compassion to support mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Bullying & Violence

This module provides deeper dive into bullying and violence, including defining different types of violence and recognizing when a particular type of violence is happening. Through videos and resources educators learn strategies for helping student to protect themselves from violence (prevention) and how to address violence and seek help when it occurs(intervention). The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as healthy boundaries, relationships, self-advocacy and conflict resolution to support mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Depression

This module provides an overview of depression, including causes, signs and symptoms, and risk factors. Through videos and resources educators learn protective strategies for managing and reducing feelings of depression, as well as strategies for promoting the mental health of all students and ways to support students who may exhibit signs of depression. The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as stress management, optimism, self- advocacy, resilience, and goal setting to support the mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Human Trafficking

This module provides an overview of human trafficking, including causes, signs and symptoms, and risk factors for labor and sex trafficking. Through videos and resources educators learn to identify and support students who may be at risk for being victims of human trafficking. The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as healthy boundaries, safe and ethical behavior, support systems, and self- advocacy to support mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Developing Healthy Identities

This module provides an overview of factors that support healthy identity development, including a sense of self and one’s own values and needs, along with a sense of connection and validation from others. Through videos and resources educators learn potential risk factors that may impede the development of a positive sense of identity, as well as strategies to help students embrace their sense of self. The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as self- knowledge, wants and needs, self-efficacy, resilience, friendships, and cultural competence to support the mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Digital Citizenship & Online Safety

This module provides an overview of responsible use of technology and social media. Through videos and resources educators learn the importance of helping students to be safe online and strategies to teach digital citizenship and digital literacy to prevent cyberbullying. The module also promotes key social and emotional (SEL) skills such as empathy, healthy boundaries, friendships, and actions and consequences to support the mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Mental Wellness

This module provides an overview of mental health, including emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing. Through videos and resources educators gain a greater understanding of factors that impact one’s mental health, as well as protective strategies to increase one’s mental wellness. The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as self- knowledge, stress management, and support systems to support mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Reducing the Risk of Suicide

This module provides an overview of suicide, including causes, signs and symptoms and risk factors. Through videos and resources educators learn protective strategies for reducing the risk of suicide, including the importance of a whole school, whole community approach to effectively reducing the risk of suicide. The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills, including stress management, support systems, empathy, and mindfulness to support the mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Substance Use Disorder

This module provides an overview of substance misuse and substance use disorder, including causes, signs and symptoms, and risk factors. Through videos and resources educators learn protective strategies for reducing the risk of addiction, as well as strategies for promoting the mental health all students and strategies for supporting students who may have or be at risk for substance use disorders. The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as stress management, self-control, emotions, goal setting, and support systems to support mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Kindness to Animals

This module provide an overview of how compassion and kindness to animals and pets demonstrates an overall concern for all living things. Through videos and resources educators learn how animal abuse often precedes violence towards people and provides strategies for students to love and care for animals. The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as values, empathy, respect, and kindness to support the mental wellness in themselves and their students.

Trauma

This module provides an overview of trauma, including causes, signs and symptoms, risk factors and post-traumatic stress disorder. Through videos and resources educators learn protective strategies for managing one’s own trauma, preventing companion fatigue, as well as strategies to promote the mental health all students and ways to support students who may have experienced or are experiencing trauma. The module also promotes key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as emotions, stress management, support systems and resilience to support the mental wellness in themselves and their students. Lessons include:

Adults Coping with Trauma
Overview of the common physical & emotional reactions to traumatic events, as well as strategies for coping with traumatic stress.

Helping Students Cope with Trauma
Overview of the common physical & emotional reactions children and teens may have to traumatic events, as well as strategies for educators to help their students cope with traumatic stress.