Family, School, & Community Resources

The HYS covers a broad range of topics that can influence the health and wellbeing of students. Below are several resources that may help schools as they review their survey results and determine the best way to interpret and respond to them.

General Resources:

Resources by Topic

Mental Health

  • Safe Schools FIT Toolkit
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Get Help
  • Gizmo's Pawesome Guide to Mental Health (how to talk to kids about mental health)
  • National Eating Disorders Association
  • Teen Link. Teen Link is a program of Crisis Connections that serves youth in Washington State. Volunteers are trained to listen to your concerns and talk with you about whatever’s on your mind – bullying, drug and alcohol concerns, relationships, stress, depression or any other issues you’re facing. No issue is too big or too small! Calls and chats are confidential. 
  • 988 Suicide and Crisis hotline. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, going through a mental health crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress, this number is for you. You can call or text, and services are provided in both English and Spanish.
  • Trevor Project. Crisis support and advocacy work for LGBTQ young people. The calling and texting center is open 24/7 and can help you if you are struggling with issues such as coming out, LGBTQ identity, depression, and suicide. 

Substance Use

  • Talk they hear you” SAMHSA’s national substance use prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers, educators, and community members get informed, be prepared, and take action.
  • supports parents and influential adults in preventing underage alcohol and cannabis use. 

Tobacco & Vaping



Prescription Drugs & Opiates