Mental Health Resources for Educators

Teachers, counselors, coaches, and other school personnel who interact with students on a daily basis play an important role in keeping them safe. They’re often the first to notice signs of mental health issues in students. Our Toolkit for Educators offers information and resources to help guide them with useful information and resources.

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Grant Halliburton Foundation believes education is the first step to overcoming mental health barriers and stigma in our communities. Stigma surrounding mental health often prevents people from seeking appropriate help. We cannot ignore the need for knowledge and education surrounding mental health. Annually, Grant Halliburton Foundation trains more than 35,000 students, educators, parents, and professionals across North Texas on topics like depression, suicide prevention, bullying, and resilience.


Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas offers trainings and resources for suicide prevention and crisis. Each month, 1,500 people in crisis call the Center at 214.828.1000 to speak to a trained, caring counselor. Anytime, day or night, someone always answers.

UT Southwestern Medical Center has programs available through the Risk and Resilience Network will allow adolescents to learn and develop life-long coping and resilience skills that are shown to help teens and young adults avoid high risk and self-destructive behavior that can lead to poor academic achievement, substance abuse, more severe psychiatric conditions, and even suicide.

National Alliance on Mental Health Youth Programs help battle the stigma that surrounds mental health conditions and provide the resources and support that can make a difference in the lives of youth and their families. 

The Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation presents Let’s Taco ‘Bout QPR!  A free, suicide prevention training combined with Taco Tuesday to bring our community together and give every person the confidence and competence to help someone at risk for suicide.

Kognito is a health simulation company. Our simulations with virtual humans prepare people to lead real-life conversations that change lives. They have pioneered and studied a new approach to build and assess the capacity of people to lead real-life conversations that result in measurable changes in social, emotional, and physical health.


 
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