The Dibble Institute has created Mind Matters Minutes, a new, no-cost Mind Matters virtual tool for use with students in both virtual and in-person settings. Mind Matters Minutes provide teachers and direct service providers with short video practices from the Mind Matters curriculum that can easily be shared with young people. Each practice presents a […]
Peer Supports & Student Groups
The premise behind Find Your Anchor is that each person needs an anchor. “Establish an anchor — a dependable, stable, secure base that you can hold on to, one that keeps you firmly planted, no matter what winds or storms may come.” Find Your Anchor doesn’t assume to be the anchor, or have all the […]
This resource offers practical tips for service providers to more effectively utilize technology to engage with youth. Also included are important considerations for ensuring young people’s physical, social, and emotional safety on virtual platforms. Learn more
GritX offers adolescents and young adults customizable interactive resources that include a self-care kit, skills studio, journaling, and breathing exercises they can develop online or via a smart device, download and refer back to regularly.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way students and teachers alike must navigate the world of education. Distance learning, while providing a safer environment in many communities, also has presented challenges for students, especially those experiencing homelessness. We at SchoolHouse Connection asked our Youth Leadership Scholars to reflect on their distance learning experiences and provide […]
This quick guide provides Student Ambassadors some strategies on engaging with students who may be undocumented on your campus to promote events on your campus, provide information to share on student mental health, and connect students on your campus with key mental health resources.
Experts from the I, Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and the Immigrant Legal Defense (ILD) will share more the about the Supreme Court decision, its impact on DACA recipients, next steps recipients can take in light of the decision, and resources available for DACA recipients including students, faculty and staff at higher education institutions and […]
This quick guide is a social media roadmap for Student Wellness Ambassadors as well as other students who do mental health and wellness outreach for their college or student club. It offers key considerations for planning, posting, and evaluating social media campaigns, plus mental health-specific online resources.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance has meetings throughout California. Currently, most are meeting online via Zoom. These meetings are great for those struggling with anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder as well as Bipolar Disorder. Most people attending these groups are over 20 years of age. There is no cost, and they serve to disrupt isolation with […]
Following COVID-19 shelter in place directives, the Nod app was rapidly to provide tips, tools and prompts to help students maintain relationships while staying safe and adhering to public health precautions. Using all of the same positive psychology and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques, the goal is to get the world connecting despite the challenges […]