Take Action 5 Things Educators Can Do Today

  1. Help Kids to Heal: Build kids’ resilience by celebrating their strengths and talents, comforting, listening and inspiring them through these everyday gestures.
  2. Support Your School: Help your school become a trauma-informed environment that addresses the needs of students, staff, administrators, and families.
  3. Practice Mindfulness: Practice simple breathing and visualization activities with students to find calm and connection.
  4. Fight Racial Injustice: Give kids resources and a way to talk about racism using lesson plans and strategies to generate meaningful conversations.
  5. Take Care of Yourself: Find tips on self-care and building educator resilience.

If you want to learn more about advocating for community support for mental health, physical health and well-being on behalf of the families in your school community, check out Children NOW.

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