Welcome to the Teachers/Administrators/School Support Staff page. It is our hope the information and resources on this page will provide guidance and information when addressing issues related to student mental health, teacher mental wellness, and school climate and safety. To make it easier for you to access the information you are looking for we have divided the information by topic as follows:
Back To School
Bullying/ Violence/Peer Pressure
Peer Support for Students
Teacher and Staff Mental Health
Wellness, Mindfulness, and Social-Emotional Learning
The Illinois State Board of Education remains the education authority for the State of Illinois and IDHS-DMH supports their messaging and resources related to teachers and administrators on their School Wellness webpage.
The Illinois School and Campus Safety Resource Center has developed resource pages for Behavioral Threat Assessment and School Violence. This center is a partnership between the Illinois Terrorism Task Force and Western Illinois University, it is administered by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute at Western Illinois University.
In addition to the resources listed in the topic categories above, Teachers, Administrators and School Support Staff also have access to the information available at their National Association webpages. Some of this information has limited access for non-members.
Below are links to each of the National Associations:
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Dulce Quintero, Secretary
IDHS Office Locator
IDHS Help Line
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