We compiled this list to provide resources for those wanting more information on the methods we use, the benefits of mindfulness, teacher mental health and wellness, and caring for our youth. This is not a comprehensive list and we do not make any claims on the information provided on each site. We will be adding to this page over time. To be considered for inclusion on our resource page, please contact us on the form at the bottom of the page.

Integrative Restoration (iRest) | Integrative Restoration (iRest)

iRest® is a simple and accessible form of meditation designed for modern-day living. Based on the ancient teachings of Yoga Nidra, but presented in a form made accessible for modern-day living, iRest is designed to bring the healing benefits of yogic and meditative practices to a wide variety of people.

Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully

The Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully (COSEM) is an educator-led 501c3 nonprofit that supports school communities by connecting them with mentors, trainings, and resources for mindfulness-based social, emotional and cognitive learning.

RAISE | RAISE

The research-based social-emotional program for families and educators.

Educational Leadership Services | Tici’ess

Heal Our Communities By Cultivating Conscious, Connected, & Courageous Leaders

Greater Good Magazine

Science-Based Insights For a Meaningful Life

Heart-Brain Connection- The Neuroscience Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

Video by: Neuroscientist Richard Davidson presents his research on how social and emotional learning can affect the brain.

Daring Classrooms | Brené Brown

We must be guardians of spaces that allow students to breathe, be curious, and to explore.

Stressed Teens

Teaches MBSR-T mindfulness skills and provides mental health tools for pre-teens and teens.

Welcome to the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders

From 2012-2019, the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders (GTL Center) was a national content center under the federally funded Comprehensive Center Network, providing support to state education agencies and districts in all 50 states. Today, AIR continues to operate the GTL Center and offer services across a range of core evidence-based talent management strategies.

Self Evaluation: Educator Resilience and Trauma-Informed Self-Care Self Evaluation

Mental Health Resource Bank

Credit: Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Please see below a set of resources to support your mental health as well as the mental health of the youth you work with. The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence is not affiliated with and does not endorse any particular resource or organization.

In the case of an emergency always call 911.

Mental Health Support for Adults

Get Immediate Help: If you are in crisis, and need immediate support or intervention, call 1-800-273-8255, or chat live online at http://www.crisischat.org/. Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Calls are toll-free and confidential.

Find a Health Care Provider or Treatment: For general information on mental health and to locate treatment services in your area, call the Mental Health Services Treatment Referral Helpline at 1-800-662-4357. SAMHSA also has a Behavioral Health Treatment Locator on its website that can be searched by location: https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

Accessible Mental Health Information: The HelpLine is a mental health information and referral service run by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAOMI). It can be reached by calling 1-800-950-6264 Monday to Friday 10 am – 6 pm EST or by emailing info@nami.org. Also, their website provides helpful information on navigating mental health concerns: https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/.

Mental Health Support for Youth

Get Immediate Help: If you are in crisis, and need immediate support or intervention, call 1-800-273-8255, or chat live online at http://www.crisischat.org/. Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Calls are toll-free and confidential.

Teenage Health Resource Line: Confidential psychological and physical health information for teens by calling 1-888-711-8336 (7 a.m. – 11 pm. All Week).

Accessible Mental Health Information: The HelpLine is a mental health information and referral service run by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAOMI). It can be reached by calling 1-800-950-6264 Monday to Friday 10 am – 6 pm EST or by emailing info@nami.org. Also, their website provides helpful information on navigating mental health concerns: https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Teens-and-Young-Adults.

Young Women’s Health Information: www.youngwomenshealthsite.org. Young Women’s Health is a website for teen girls and young women featuring up-to-date mental and physical health information.

Young Men’s Health Information: www.youngmenshealthsite.org. Young Men’s Health is a website for teen guys and young men featuring up-to-date mental and physical health information.