Health and Wellness
The above-mentioned link is a letter from Matthew Willis, Public Health Officer with the Marin Health & Human Services. The letters, written February 26th, are to provide an update on the Coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. The situation is evolving rapidly and the letters are meant to help the community understand what is known about the virus to date. Please share these letters with your school community.
Attached is a joint statement from Marin Health & Human Services and the Marin County Office of Education related to the Coronavirus and the potential for discrimination. Please feel free to share as appropriate.
Let’s come together with compassion and unity during this stressful time. For more information, please click each of the links listed below:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- California Department of Public Health
- Marin Health and Human Services
Teaching Adults How to Help Adolescents is a free one-day training available in San Rafael. 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. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. All are invited to 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 course in not intended for trained mental health providers. Training registration is required.
- Designed for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire or are required to be certified in CPR and the use of an AED
- Combination of blended learning and classroom instruction with time for skills practice
- Topics include Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Secondary Cardiac Arrest, Personal protective equipment, AED, and Choking.