MENTAL HEALTH FIRST

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST

Do you know? statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health:

  • 1 in ___children ages 13-18 have or will have a serious mental illness.
  • 50% of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age ___ .
  • ___ % of those who died by suicide had an underlying mental illness.
  • In 2017, suicide was the ___ leading cause of death among people ages 10 to 34. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
    Scroll down for the answers at the bottom of the page.

 

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS RESOURCES

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s vital our communities recognize potential mental health issues in our young people #youarenotalone #breakthestigma #hopeforchange

Resources from SDUSD
For more information and/or for additional support, contact integratedyouthservices@sandi.net.

Mental Health and Wellness Resources from SDUSD

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger please call 911
If you are not in immediate danger because of thoughts of suicide, but need someone to talk with about your suicidal feelings, please call one of the following national suicide prevention lines:

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Mental Health Services - County  of San Diego

If you need information about how to handle a mental health crisis,  you can talk to a trained counselor who can help with your specific  situation. Call the Access and Crisis Line at 1-888-724-7240. The  toll-free number is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. ( TDD for  the hearing impaired: 619-641-6992).

youth and parent hotlineayuda por CA padres y adolescentes

Birney’s Virtual Calming Room                      
UCLA’s Mindful App (FREE)

Mental Health Resources for Parents
Put in ear-buds and listen to Parent Trapped PodCast
*COVID Recusos / Resources for Families (211 / Comida / Food Bank / Emergencia)
Can't think and can't feel if you're hungry: 
No Kid Hungry List of Food Distribution Sites for Children
*SDUSD Comida / Food services 
Helping Young Kids Thrive Through Corona Virus (from lthompson@sandi.net)
Why Kids Simply Won't Cooperate (from lthompson@sandi.net)
At Home Learning Resources during COVID (from lthompson@sandi.net)
San Diego Youth & Family Services Resource List - domestic and child abuse hotlines at bottom of page
SAY Domestic Abuse resources
National Hotline: Internet usage can be monitored and is impossible to erase completely. If you’re concerned your internet usage might be monitored, call us at 800.799.SAFE (7233).
SDCOE Essential Workers Child-care Resources
Make a Mask - sew and no sew options from CDC

Nobody's Perfect - Stop Pretending to Be - ADDitude Magazine

Fun and endorphins for ALL ages - Get Moving with Go Noodle - Ms. Amanda and Mr. Marking love this one!

 

Answers: Statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health:

  •  One in five children ages 13-18 have or will have a serious mental illness
  •  50% of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14.
  •  90% of those who died by suicide had an underlying mental illness.
  •  In 2017, suicide was the 2nd leading cause of death among people ages 10 to 34. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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