Teacher Mental Health - Resources

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“From worksheets and educational games to articles and tunes, we’ve put together a few health and wellness resources for teachers.”


With over 20 linked articles on ways to improve your wellbeing as a teacher, this website is a great resource. Talking all things meditation and mindfulness, stress and resilience, and rejuvenating and refreshing yourself.


7 Self Care Strategies for Teachers, by Teachers: Everyone’s self-care may look a little different, there’s no single way to take good care of yourself. Try some different strategies until you have a full toolbox: something that energizes you, something that helps you manage when you’re having a hard time. Self-care helps us sustain as teachers.


The National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.


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Breathing Board:

Follow the sides of this square while you breathe. Breathe in for four seconds, hold for four seconds, breathe out for four seconds, hold for four seconds and repeat.

5 Senses Activity:

Use your senses to observe the things around you and ground yourself in the present moment. 

General Mental Health Resources:

Project Helping offers opportunities for virtual and at home volunteer experiences to support healthcare professionals, teen mental health, care packages for seniors, and more.


Free Guided Meditations: The UCLA Mindful Awareness Resource Center offers free guided meditations as well as other programming and resources to help calm your mind. 


Suicide Hotline & Crisis Helpline: Free, confidential support from a helpline or hotline near you. Online chat, text or phone.


Suicide Prevention Lifeline: If you are concerned about yourself or a friend, don’t hesitate to reach out. For free help from a trained crisis counselor 24/7/365:

  • Call or Text “988”
  • 1.800.273.8255 remains in service
  • Chat Online at 988lifeline.org/chat