2021 Mental Health Awareness Month

Roseville High School Wellness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Dear Tigers, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It is important to know that 1 in 4 teens will struggle with a mental health issue during high school. This month we will be sharing activities and coping strategies to help students, as well as resources that can support our school community.

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The green ribbon is the international symbol for mental health awareness. Wear a green ribbon to show your peers, loved ones or simply those you walk past that you care about their mental health. It has never been more important than now to recognize that mental health is an essential component to one's overall health and wellbeing. While it may be that some of us are more vulnerable than others, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. After all, just a few months ago, none of us had any idea that all our worlds would be upended by the coronavirus, and that worry, isolation, loneliness, depression, and anxiety would become collective experiences shared by everyone. During the month of May, RJUHSD Wellness Centers will focus on raising awareness around mental health, providing resources, and holding activities both in person and virtually. We look forward to supporting our students.
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Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in crisis/distress.

Crisis Text Line: Text Help to 741741

Text 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is available for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from a secure online platform.

Tell My Story film

"A grieving father seeks answers after his 14-year-old son dies by suicide. He uncovers painful truths about the lives of teens, the impact of unfettered access to the internet and social media, and the shocking rise of depression among America’s youth. The journey brings him together with young suicide survivors, prevention experts, and parents trying to understand the 70% increase in adolescent suicide. Closer to home, with his family fractured, he examines his son’s technology use to discover what no parent wants to find. Seeking to find the warning signs that were missed, he instead finds ways to reverse the isolation and disconnectedness that is killing our youth."
BIPOC Mental Health Resources

“Mental health conditions don’t discriminate, and neither should our mental health system. We are calling for systematic change and improved access to culturally competent care, so no one feels alone in their journey.” -Daniel H. Gillison; NAMI

10 Minute Mindfulness Meditation for Teens