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Employee Assistance Service for Education (EASE) 1-800-882-1341
The EASE Hotline is confidential and can be accessed 24/7. EASE is available to all staff members and your immediate family members. For additional information and helpful resources visit their website.
EASE

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI provides mental health education and support. NAMI support groups are peer led and offer participants an opportunity to share their experiences and gain support from other attendees. Groups are offered in a variety of settings and include faith-based support groups. To get more detailed information on the groups and find your local group simply click on the following links:

If you need further assistance or would rather speak to someone regarding the resources available The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or send an email to info@nami.org
National Wellness Institute
That National Wellness Institute developed a Wellness Model to help people address their overall wellness including occupational, intellectual, physical, emotional, social and spiritual.

The Professional Quality of Life Scale
Developed by Dr. Beth Hudnall Stamm the Professional Quality of Life Scale (PROQOL) measures the effects of helping others who experience trauma including compassion satisfaction, burnout and compassion fatigue. This scale could help bring awareness to your self-care needs. This scale is recommended to be used by school personnel who work directly with students who have experienced trauma.
 
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
This resource provides educators with a brief overview of burnout, compassion fatigue and secondary traumatic stress and simple stress prevention strategies.
Proactively Addressing Teachers Cost of Caring
 
Self-Care Plan
This tool helps you create a self-care plan by considering what activities you currently engage in and what strategies you plan to incorporate as part of your ongoing maintenance self-care plan. The last page helps you address barriers that might interfere with ongoing self-care, how you will address them, and any negative coping strategies you would like to target for change.
 
Self-Compassion Break
Greater Good in Education provides science-based practices designed for educators’ social emotional well-being. This practice only takes 5 minutes and can help you acknowledge your stress, feel less isolated, and provide comfort during a time that you are feeling overwhelmed.
 
Know the Signs
Learn how to recognize warning signs, how to have a conversation if you are concerned for your child or others and what you can do to help.
Suicide Prevention Awareness | Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Behavior

Didi Hirsh Suicide Prevention Center Support Groups
Didi Hirsh’s Suicide Prevention Center provides a variety of services including Crisis Response and support groups throughout Los Angeles and Orange County. Their support groups target Adult Suicide Bereavement, Teen Suicide Bereavement and have a group designated for Survivors of Suicide Attempts.
Therapy & Support