1 in 5 youth are experiencing mental health challenges...
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Don't miss April's
Date: April 21, 2021
Time: 8:30 am
Topic: "The Emotionally Naked Truth about Suicide"
Register: Email for zoom link access to the meeting.
Anne Moss Rogers is an emotionally naked TEDx storyteller, award-winning author of Diary of a Broken Mind, and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher’s Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk through Wiley Publishing and due out August 2021. She is a marketing expert who co-owned and later sold her digital marketing business to pursue grief education and suicide prevention after her twenty-year-old son, Charles, died by suicide June 5, 2015.
Looking for support during this time of crisis?
Parents and Families...
The WIU7 TaC Team in partnership with state and local experts, brings you these FREE Webinars "F.A.C.E Together." These brief webinars offer help in supporting students' emotional health while navigating barriers the COVID crisis presents.
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Thanks to all who joined us for our virtual
1st annual awareness walk on 6/20/20!
Click the link below to watch the recording of the event.
The presentations below offer many resources to help navigate instructional and wellness activities for students while they are away from school.
Mental Wellness/Self-Care for Educators and Therapists
"COVID-19 At Home Resources"
Parent Help to Create Structure and Calm at Home During COVID-19
Supporting Homeless Youth
and Those in Foster Care
Pregnancy & Postpartum Peer to Peer
support during COVID-19
Way to lessen emotional distress in children during crisis/emergencies...
Consider limiting the amount of media exposure
Encourage children to ask questions and use age appropriate explanations
Review safety procedures and preventative measures
Make and keep a schedule while at home and away from regular activities. Keep meals, bedtime and other routines as close to typical as possible
Take time to have FUN and enjoy time together