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Local Resources 

  • Sequoia Health Care District
    Check out the Fall 2021 Sequoia Healthcare District HSI Newsletter (Menlo Park Edition). Local schools have enacted the Green Folder Initiative, which is comprised of a list of signs of distress, resources, and protocols for school teachers and staff to follow. Here is the Parent Green Folder in English and Spanish.
  • Safe Space
    This organization is a youth-led, mental health-focused organization that empowers young people to engage openly with their local schools and communities. They create and implement initiatives to change the conversation around mental health by educating and encouraging our peers to speak up, support others, and seek help when needed. Check out their Resource page.
  • Parent Venture
    The Parent Venture is a nonprofit organization that extends the work of The Parent Education Series, which provides inclusive, high-quality education for parents, caregivers, students, educators and community members. Founded in 2006, the organization has reached over 90,000 attendees on critical issues - mental health, substance use, social media, and more - that impact the health, safety, and well-being of children and teens. All presentations provide simultaneous Spanish interpretation.
  • Kara
    Grief support for children, teens, and adults.  650-321-5272
  • Crushing the Curve - Youth - Parents
    A place where both students and parents can stay connected and positive and learn about ways to work together to join the fight against COVID-19.
  • Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula
  • Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS)
    Counseling services, education, support groups, therapy, and substance abuse treatment.
  • EPATT (East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring)
    One-on-One tutoring and mentoring, parent education from a bi-lingual staff, and tennis lessons for committed students.
  • HelpNow
    Requires San Mateo County Library Card. Connect live with an expert tutor for homework help in English & Spanish.
    Providing empathetic mental health care to children, adolescents, young adults and their families.
  • San Mateo County Pride Center

Student Resources

Parent resources

  • Talk to Me First, Book by Deborah Roffman 

  • It's Perfectly Normal Book by Robbie Harris (There are 3 versions of the book for different ages)

  • The Chat (formerly Heart to Heart) Program at Stanford

  • Roo Bot that answers questions from our Puberty Program at Health Connected

  • videos for all ages on a variety of topics