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Joey Bosa's mental health story
In this short clip, San Diego Charger, Joey Bosa shares his personal story of wellness
Grounding tool
Description

Grounding techniques are powerful tools for managing dissociation and other uncomfortable symptoms of trauma and anxiety. The Grounding Exercise audio tool will guide your clients in a practice session that covers three unique types of grounding: mental, physical, and soothing. Each of these techniques uses a different method to bring attention to the here-and-now, away from thoughts, worries, and anxieties.

Parents' guide to OCD
Children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have intrusive thoughts and worries that make them extremely anxious, and they develop rituals they feel compelled to perform to keep those anxieties at bay. This guide explains the often confusing behaviors that can be associated with OCD in children, and the effective treatments for helping kids who develop it.
Encouraging optimism
Help kids navigate the last uncertain phase of the pandemic
Youth Suicide Prevention:  Be a Friend for Life...You Can Do a Lot for a Friend"

Mental Health Resources:

    • If you or your student are in need of community resources please consult your medical insurance provider or call 211 Orange County at 888-600-4357 or dial 211 or access their website at https://211oc.org/.  211 Orange County is a toll-free, 24/7 comprehensive information and referral system that links Orange County residents to community health and human services and support.
VIRTUAL CALMING ROOM: https://virtualcalmingroom.net/
Life can be overwhelming, anxiety invoking, and stressful. Sometimes we all need a healthy escape. This Virtual Calming Room was inspired by School Counselors and School Social Workers across the United States to help students locate tools and strategies to positively manage their emotions.
California Parent & Youth Helpline and Parents Anonymous:
In partnership with Governor Newsom, Parents Anonymous® Inc. recently launched the California Parent & Youth Helpline and Online Parents Anonymous® Support Groups in response to the Coronavirus to provide free trauma-informed, evidenced-based emotional support to Parents, Children and Youth in any language via calls, text, live chat and email. The California Parents & Youth Helpline operates 7 days a week from 8:00AM-8:00PM. Parents can Join a Weekly Online Support Group NOW through the website: caparentyouthhelpline.org. In this confidential setting, Parents address their underlying emotions and build resiliency to strengthen their family.