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Mental Health Awareness: Resources & Professional Development

Mental Health Awareness: Resources & Professional Development


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Mental Health Awareness: Helping Others and Promoting Safe Spaces

Nearly one in five children in the United States show symptoms of a mental health disorder, yet 80% of them will not receive treatment. This valuable collection, curated by our Share My Lesson team, provides tools, resources, lesson plans and activities that cover stress, healthy eating, coronavirus school closures, cyber-wellness and more. You’ll find several resources like:

There are different ways to estimate which children have difficulties with mental health. The CDC uses surveys, like the National Survey of Children’s Health, to understand which children have diagnosed mental disorders and whether they received treatment.

In addition to more access to resources and professionals in schools, we hope everyone involved in education and the struggle for mental health awareness will consider incorporating mental health awareness topics into existing curriculum with these resources. Click here for "Top 20 Principles from Psychology for Teachers" from the APA. 

Professional Development & Mental Health Awareness Webinars

Collaborate with others in your community, teach your students and work with parents while equipped with the latest insight, knowledge and best practices to make an impact in your students' lives.


Also part of Share My Lesson's Back to School collection.


Our Mental Health Awareness collection was the #2 collection on Share My Lesson in 2018 #2 Collection of 2018

44 Resources


Stress Relief Tips for Kids

Media | Kindergarten, Grades 1-5


Grieving a Death by Suicide

| Kindergarten, Grades 1-12, Paraprofessional and School Related Personnel


CALM Nurses Save the Day for Anxious Kids!

Article | PreK, Kindergarten, Grades 1-12, Paraprofessional and School Related Personnel, Specialized Instructional Support Personnel