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Navigating Emotional and Mental Health with Your Student

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Week 1 Resources

Week 1: Education & Awareness
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Week 1: Education & Awareness

This week we heard from an expert about several kinds of mental health issues (anxiety, depression, and Bipolar, etc) that affect students, their triggers and signs, and gain a greater understanding of the brain development for each.

We didn't want you to miss a thing, so we have posted the entire session here! If you want to fast forward to the message, it begins at 31:07.

Additional Resources:

Georgia Crisis and Access Line

Dr. Magat's recommended reading list

Week 2 Resources

Week 2: Processing Productively
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Week 2: Processing Productively

This week we explored the different ways mental health challenges can affect both the student as well as those who love and care for them. As we grow in our understanding, we are better equipped to navigate these challenges in a productive, helpful way.  

If you want to fast forward to the message, it begins at 36:18.

Dr. Jerome Lubbe's Recommended Reading:

Whole Identity by Dr. Jerome Lubbe

The Whole-Brain Child by Dr. Dan Siegel

No-Drama Discipline by Dr. Dan Siegel

The Soul of Shame by Dr. Curt Thompson

Anatomy of the Soul by Dr. Curt Thompson

The Body Keeps the Score by Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk 

Dr. Jerome Lubbe's Resources

Week 3 Resources

Week 3: Equipping & Expectations
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Week 3: Equipping & Expectations

This week we learned about suicide prevention, understanding how technology can affect students with mental health challenges, and how to set clear and realistic expectations for our students. 

If you want to fast forward to the message, it begins at 25:10.

Crisis Text Line - Text HELLO to 741741

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

NAMI Helpline - Find a walk-in crisis center or emergency room

Week 4 Resources

Week 4: Support Strategies

This week we will explore different kinds of support for those affected by mental health challenges. We will also discuss the importance of an ongoing support network for both the student and his/her family. 

We will link the session video here after session 4.