Teacher Development

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Empowering Youth through Mental Wellness, Relationships &
Suicide Prevention Education

First, teachers will learn user-friendly and concrete ways to identify mental health concerns and suicide risk factors. Second, we will guide teachers through a clear map of how to help students thinking of suicide or self-harm. Lastly, teachers will learn effective coping skills for mental health concerns and ways to better connect with struggling students.

First, LRJ wants to educate teachers on Mental health topics facing your children everyday . Please select the school age level below.

Second, what you can do about it: Please visit our Teacher Development topics below.

  • Watch for warning signs and risk factors
  • Start conversations on mental health
  • Support their child’s wellness
  • Use positive coping mechanisms
  • Teach and model appropriate emotional expression
  • Know when to seek professional help

Teachers and support staff have a deep caring and concern for their students, yet there are times when they feel unprepared or not qualified to deal with some of the issues that their students present to them, in relation to mental health symptoms, life stressors, family circumstances, or other issues such as eating disorders or cutting behaviors.

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