A Resource Tool for Students

Welcome to Evergreen School District's mental health and wellness resource website tailored to students. Use the menu bar above or the buttons below to start exploring.



Mental Health Resources for Students

Recognizing the Warning Signs
That Someone May be at Immediate Risk for Attempting Suicide

  • Talking about wanting to die or wanting to kill themselves
  • Talking about feeling empty or hopeless or having no reason to live
  • Talking about feeling trapped or feeling that there are no solutions
  • Feeling unbearable emotional or physical pain
  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Withdrawing from family and friends
Sad Student
  • Giving away important possessions
  • Saying goodbye to friends and family
  • Putting affairs in order, such as making a will
  • Taking great risks that could lead to death, such as driving extremely fast
  • Talking or thinking about death often

Positive Mental Health Coping Skills

Positive Coping Skills Include:

  • Establishing a mindfulness and meditation practice.
  • Accessing mental health awareness programs and services.
  • Establishing a self-care practice; including healthy eating.
  • Asking for support from friends, family, or a professional.
  • Practicing time management & problem-solving skills.
  • Contact your school-site counselor and support staff.
Negative Mental Health Coping

Negative Coping Strategies to Avoid:

  • Substance Abuse
  • Self-medication
  • Violence and abuse
  • Self-Harm
  • Compulsivity
  • Dissociation
  • Catastrophizing
  • Isolating
Warning Sign

Warning Signs & Symptoms

  • Thinking of suicide
  • Excessive worrying, fear and sadness
  • Extreme mood changes, including uncontrollable “highs” or feelings of euphoria
  • Prolonged or strong feelings of irritability or anger and changes in sleeping habits
  • Changes in eating habits such as increased hunger or lack of appetite
  • Difficulty perceiving reality (delusions or hallucinations, in which a person experiences and senses things that don't exist in objective reality)
  • Overuse of substances like alcohol or drugs

Resources to Contact for Help

For more resources, visit ESD's Mental Health & Wellness CONNECTIONS website at wellness.eesd.org.

Connect with us on our YouTube Channel to view a playlist of videos that explore misconceptions about mental heath and the 5 mental health issues that affect students most: anxiety, depression, ADHD, substance abuse, and eating disorders.

Resources for You

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Care Solace
A Mental Health Resource

Care Solace is an online resource with a live 24X7 concierge line meant to assist individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services. If you are interested in seeking counseling-related services at this time, please consider visiting:

for Evergreen Families

SCCOOE's Virtual Calming Room

The Santa Clara County Office of Education's Virtual Calming Room
is a resource for students, families, and staff to find tools and strategies for managing emotions and feelings.

Visit the SCCOE Virtual Calming Room

Santa Clara County Office of Education