Community Based Resources
211 – Bilingual call specialists are available 24 hours/day to help citizens navigate community, social, health and government services in Los Angeles County.
healthycity.org – Healthy City is an information and action resource for service referrals and social change. Healthy City provides data and mapping tools to help you build a better community. The Healthy City team also partners directly with organizations to develop research strategies and web tools that fuel social change.
School Mental Health Resource Guide of Agencies and Social Services – SMH Resource Guide is an extensive list of community based resources in the Greater Los Angeles area. Included in the guide is contact information for the following types of resources: Basic Needs/Emergency; Child Care; Gang Prevention/Intervention; Grief/Loss; Hotlines; LAUSD; Legal/Advocacy; Medical; Mental Health; Parenting; Shelter/Housing; Substance Abuse; Tutoring/Education; and Vocational.
Resources for Families
Resources for Professionals
Click here to be taken to lausdsmh.net for detailed SMH News and Resources
Click here to learn more about Friends of School Mental Health (FSMH) or to access a grant application.
Resources for Staff
SMH Strategic Plan Summary Handout
Books & Further Reading
Beyond Discipline: From
Compliance to Community by Alfie Kohn
Building Resilience to
Help for Billy: A Beyond Consequences Approach to Helping
Challenging Children in the Classroom by Heather Forbes
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the
Hidden Power of Character by
Lost at School by Ross Greene
Other People’s Children by Lisa Delpit
Reaching and Teaching
Children Who Hurt: Strategies for Your
Susan E. Craig
by Sura Hart
The Explosive Child by Ross Greene
Schools by Susan E. Craig