Youth Toolkit

Resources are being added regularly, check back for more!

Increase Connection

5 for 5 Connection Challenge from the Surgeon General

Start a Letter Writing Campaign to seniors, younger kids or veterans

Rock Painting- paint rocks with positive messaging and leave them around town

Get involved in your community (PDF coming soon)

Activities and Events

Host a Mental Health Art Show

De-stress with “Glimmers”

Get outside!- Take a walk, volunteer to help someone with yardwork, create an outdoor scavenger hunt, have class outside, have lunch outside.

Have the group create a “feel good” playlist on Spotify

Encourage youth to try something new, such as a class or hobby

Invite a guest speaker or host a training about mental health

Green is the official color for Mental Health Awareness- host a Be Seen in Green or other spirit day to promote mental health. (May 16th is Mental Health Action Day but any day can work.)

Post uplifting messages around the building


Mental Health Videos (coming soon)

Ways to deal with stress (coming soon)

Journaling prompt sticker

Coloring sheets

988 National Mental Health Hotline

Seize the Awkward Campaign

Start a Sources of Strength Club -Funding available!

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention– Free materials and trainings