What We’re Reading & Watching
Family Guide to Supporting Young People’s Mental Health and Well-Being
Project Cal-Well, a cross-agency mental health initiative led by the California Department of Education, produced this easy-to-use Family Guide to Supporting Young People’s Mental Health and Well-Being. The guide helps parents and other adult family members and caregivers navigate supporting the overall well-being and mental health of school-aged children.
Virtual BeWell Space
BeWell is a virtual wellness space that offers evidence-based practices, resources, tools, and strategies for education professionals to support their emotional regulation and well-being. Strategies are organized into three categories – calm yourself, activate yourself, and increase your well-being – that users can choose from based on their mental or emotional state.
California Safe and Supportive Schools Newsletter
Our monthly newsletter includes information on research, resources, policies, and practices related to school climate, safety, and well-being. Read the latest issue.
Safe and Supportive Schools Foster Learning, Positive Relationships, and Community Wellbeing for All.
The California Safe and Supportive Schools website is a collaboration between the California Department of Education and WestEd. It provides hands-on, practical tools and resources related to school climate and safety, mental health and wellbeing, violence and bullying prevention, and support for community-based improvement efforts in California schools and districts.
“The health, safety, and wellbeing of our students is of critical importance, and I believe mental health and wellness must be a top priority in our schools.”
Tony Thurmond, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction