Mental Health Resources

The following section offers you access to a growing list of key mental health resources, including those that have been featured on our home page.

This exercise comes from the Creative Assets and Program Content Guide, a collection of 13 creative assets and 50 activities (program content) to build social and emotional learning, mitigate and manage trauma, and promote healing. For this activity, participants create a collaborative doodle drawing working separating and in groups. By encouraging attunement with others, this activity helps participants connect with others in the group and build social support around this common experience.

This exercise comes from IMAGEN, the Indigenous Adolescent Girls Empowerment Network, which is a coalition of native-serving organizations that help build girls’ innate talents, and address the multiple challenges they and their families face. Mental health is a key part of IMAGEN’s approach, and here they share one tool that has been used with Native American adolescent girls in the U.S.

This exercise comes from the Creative Assets and Program Content Guide, a collection of 13 creative assets and 50 activities (program content) to build social and emotional learning, mitigate and manage trauma, and promote healing. For this activity, participants take turns to create a physical gesture that looks like one of the trees in the photographs. The rest of the group has to guess which tree they resemble.