Mental Health and Wellness Portal

Mental Health
and Wellness Portal
Coping with typical stressors of life

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What is Mental Health?
Mental Health and Wellness Overview

Coping with mental health concerns negatively impacts young people’s ability to meet the many demands of school, including cognitive demands for learning; social and emotional demands for making friends and behaving according to school rules, norms, and expectations; and physical demands for being active throughout the school day . . . . continue for more information

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Educational and Community Resources

ABC's for Families

Attendance and behavior equals classroom success.

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Baker Act

Impairment of the mental or emotional processes that exercise conscious control of one’s actions or of the ability to perceive or understand reality.

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Bully Prevention

Unwanted and repeated written, verbal, or physical behavior, including any threatening, insulting, or dehumanizing gesture, by a student or adult.

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Child Abuse

Intentional act that could reasonably be expected to result in physical or mental injury to a child.

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Childhood Trauma

When a child feels intensely threatened by an event he or she is involved in or witnesses.

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Community Resources

Available to support families outside of the academic day.

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Counseling

Mental health professionals that assist families and connect them to community mental health resources.

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Crisis Response

A team that focuses on addressing the emotional effects that may accompany a traumatic event.

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Dating and Domestic Violence

A pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner.

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Employee Assistance Program

A confidential evaluation, referral, and counseling service provided to all eligible employees.

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Grief and Bereavement

Coping with the loss of a loved one in different ways.

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Homeless

Provide activities for, and services to, homeless children, including preschool-age and unaccompanied youth.

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LGBTQ

Individuals more likely to experience a mental health condition such as major depression or generalized anxiety disorder.

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MTSS

An assessment and intervention process for systematically monitoring student progress and making decisions.

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Physical and Mental Health Correlation

Positive mental health is as critical to academic success as physical well-being.

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SedNet

Multiagency network for students with emotional/behavioral disabilities assisting in the system of care.

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Social Emotional Learning

Process to manage emotions, achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, have positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

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Substance Abuse

The harmful pattern of using substances—such as tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs.

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Suicide Prevention

Suicidal thoughts or behaviors are both damaging and dangerous. Get resources for yourself or a loved one.

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Threat Assessment

Behavioral approach to violence prevention that focuses on threats and other forms of student conflict.

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Youth Mental Health
First Aid

Designed for adults who interact with young people experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge.

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