Resources for School Personnel and Families2021-01-18T19:41:22-05:00

Resources for School Personnel and Families

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

Downloadable Resources

We Can Help
Adolescent Signs & Symptoms
Child Signs & Symptoms
Helping Students Cope
How to Talk to Your Teen
Suicide Prevention at School
Crystal Cove
Adolescent IOP

ADHD Aware

Support for, and by, people with ADHD.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 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

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)

Virtual Calming Room

Virtual Wellness Room

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.

Child (ages 5-12) & Adolescent (ages 13-17) Inpatient Services

1. Psychiatric and dual diagnosis programming
2. Comprehensive individualized evidence-based treatment plans
3. Treatment plans can include:

  • Group Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Adult Peer Communication Skills
  • CBT and Behavioral Management
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Art Therapy / Pet Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Coordinated discharge planning with schools and referring mental health professionals

Virtual Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

For Who: The program is for age groups 14 – 17 (age can vary based on clinical assessment and need).

When: The program is 3 hours per day, 3 days per week and will run on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Participation will only be offered virtually via Zoom.

Length: The average length of program is 6 weeks.

We’re Always Here to Help

Licensed mental health professionals are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you or your loved one. To schedule a no-cost assessment or for more information, please call 407-370-0111.