Mental Health Resources
Press Pause: videos and tips for reducing stress and building coping skills.
“What every student needs to know: warning signs”—Suicide prevention brochure from Suicide Prevention Center of NY.
Help a friend in need—tips to help a depressed friend from Facebook, Instagram, and the JED and Clinton Foundations..
NY Project Hope—Coping with COVID—tips for parents and caregivers to recognize and help children and adolescents cope with stress.
Parenting in the Pandemic: A guide for the perplexed—collection of articles
about parenting during the pandemic; filled with useful tips and
Suicide prevention awareness video from the Mayo Clinic—dispels the myths about suicide
and instructs parents on what to do if their child is depressed or if the
parent suspects their child is having suicidal thoughts.
What every parent should know about youth suicide—brochure from the Suicide Prevention Center of NY
coaches parents on recognizing suicide risk in their child and how to
navigate the conversations that will inform the next steps.
website that offers tools, webinars, and trainings that
schools can use to educate students about mental health – from
instructional resources to staff development, and information for
website offers resources for mental health education and
curriculum development in schools.
Handouts from the Suicide Prevention Center of NY:
brochure details how to recognize suicide risk in
students and the role of teachers in getting help.
brochure discusses the do’s and don’ts of
suicide prevention discussions in the classroom.
For School Leaders
website offers trauma–responsive tools and resources.
From the Suicide Prevention Center of NY: A Guide to Suicide Prevention in New York Schools—
comprehensive guide to understanding suicide and the role
that schools can play in preventing suicide.
Suicide Safety Training for school staff: Contact SPC-NY to identify a
local staff development professional who is certified to provide brief suicide