Health and Wellness
In partnership with the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, attached is an updated health alert for parents and the community related to the recent trend in overdoses linked to fentanyl in Marin County. The attached message can be distributed to your school community as appropriate.
In partnership with the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, below you'll find letters regarding flu facts and prevention measures as well as a bilingual flu prevention fact sheet. These messages can be distributed to your school community as appropriate.
- Flu Facts and prevention Measures - English
- Flu Facts and Prevention Measures - Spanish
- Bilingual Flu Prevention Fact Sheet
Dr. Matt Willis, Marin County Public Health Officer, provided communication for school staff and parents related to the Corona Virus. Please distribute throughout your school community as appropriate.
Through a day of presentation and interactive exercises this course will teach how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or is in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
Anyone can take this 8-hour Mental Health First Aid course - including first responders, students and teachers, leaders of faith communities, service providers, and caring citizens.
This event takes place at the Marin Health and Human Services Department in San Rafael and registration is required. Click here to register for the workshop.