Students, parents and educators of all ages are facing rising levels of depression and anxiety during the pandemic. If you or someone you know is worried about an uncertain school year, virtual or in-person, we can help. The following resources were developed for students, parents, educators and school administrators, to assist those in need of mental health and wellness support during this time.
UHS PsychHub Children & Adolescent Playlist
Support for, and by, people with ADHD.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is in the forefront in creating and implementing programs and services in response to the needs of adults and families affected by ADHD through collaborative partnerships and advocacy.
Cognia is a global network of educators that help strengthen schools, so all students have the opportunities that knowledge brings. AdvancED and Measured Progress joined to form Cognia. Schools of all types and sizes from across the globe work with Cognia to achieve the recognition they deserve through accreditation and STEM certification. Cognia addresses the unique requirements for public and private schools and systems, STEM schools, education corporations, and early learning, post-secondary, special purpose, and digital learning institutions.
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) is working with more than 250 national partners from the public and private sectors to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (National Strategy). The Action Alliance is currently focusing on three priority areas, selected from the National Strategy, based on their potential to save lives: transforming health systems, transforming communities, and changing the conversation.
National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
NAMI Basics Education Program is an education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses.
TRAILS (Trails to Wellness)
Since 2013, TRAILS (Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of Students) has worked to increase delivery of evidence-based mental health services in schools by providing training, resources, and implementation support to teachers and school staff.
Virtual Calming Room
The School Counselor’s in CNUSD address the needs of students in all three domains; academic, social emotional, and career development as well as helping create a positive and safe learning experience. CNUSD School Counselor’s will also support students as they face issues that prevent their healthy development. Our hope is that the CNUSD Virtual Calming Room will meet the students needs in all areas.
Virtual Wellness Room
Visit the WPMS Virtual Wellness Room for self-care activities, visual relaxation, games, and more.
Worry Wise Kids
Worry Wise Kids mission is to improve the quality of life for anxious children and their families by providing parents, educators and mental health professionals with comprehensive, user-friendly information on the full range of anxiety disorders: how to identify symptoms, find effective treatments and prevent anxiety from taking hold in a child’s life.
- Adolescent Inpatient Acute Crisis Stabilization for male and female adolescents ages 12 to 18
- Adolescent intensive outpatient programs (IOP) for adolescents aged 12-18 with primary mental health or substance use disorder diagnoses. IOP is a group treatment approach and meets 3-4 times/week for a period of 3 hours. Telehealth and in-person treatment options are available.
- Adolescent Girls Residential Treatment Center for female adolescents ages 12 to 18