The resources in this section of the toolkit are intended for high school students. These resources will allow students the opportunity to discuss various aspects of mental health and explore ways of taking action to support themselves and others in times of need through the following topics:

Each of the topics include best practices for teaching and suggested resources. Check out the Safe2Help IL Teens Helping Teens - Learn, Understand, and Help webpage for videos that can help facilitate conversations.

Learning Outcomes and Competencies

All lessons derived from the use of this toolkit should connect to the Illinois Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Standards for high school as outlined in the documents below:
• Illinois Priority Learning Standards for the 2020-21 School Year - Social/Emotional Learning

• Grades 6-12 Social Emotional Learning Performance Descriptors