True North Behavioral Health Resources

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Services Questions or Support:

Administrator Support or Program Planning for Superintendents:

  • Erin Wick Senior Director, Behavioral Health and Student support

 

By County

General and COVID-19–Related

Crisis Responders

Apps

Websites

  • University of Michigan Depression Center: A Teacher’s Toolkit for High School, includes classroom exercises
  • Child Mind Institute: an independent, national nonprofit based in New York, includes mental health resources and tips for families and educators
  • Mindful Schools: Online Mindfulness classes aimed at grades K–5, has some free content in addition to regular paid courses
  • Susan Kaiser Greenland: Mindful games and other mindfulness activities, from the author for the books The Mindful Child and Mindful Games, includes video links
  • Calm.com Take a Deep Breath, includes free breathing and mindfulness exercises for youth, in addition to other mindfulness resources
  • Emotional ABCs, research-based SEL curriculum for grades K–3, offers free access for teachers and school counselors
  • Centervention, includes resources for teachers including social emotional skills activities and classroom management plans
  • Brene Brown Daring Classrooms, includes videos and activities for teachers

Worksheets

  • Teachers Pay Teachers: Worksheets for stress management lessons (fee-based)
  • Therapist Aid: Worksheets for self-care, coping skills and other stress management activities (free)
  • Beyond Blue: Australian site for information about anxiety, depression, and suicide prevention; curriculum for grades 8–10, designed to equip students with the ability to deal with adverse events and includes lessons on topics such as understanding emotions, emotional regulation, and feelings in relationships.

Videos

Apps

Free

  • Breathe2Relax: Teaches diaphragmatic breathing
  • What’s Up? Uses CBT (Cognitive behavioral therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to cope with depression, anxiety, anger, and stress
  • Mindfulness: Guided meditation for stress, anxiety
  • Insight Timer: Meditation

Paid

  • Calm: Meditation, mindfulness
  • Headspace: Guided meditation and mindfulness techniques

Websites

Worksheets

Grades K–5

Websites

Videos

Grades 6–12

Websites

Videos