The PA School’s Mental Wellness Initiative, inspired by and created in partnership with Please Live, is the most comprehensive education program to address mental wellness in our school districts.
The Initiative is a collaboration between various organizations to invest in the mental acuity of students, school staff, and the community. Each organization focuses on their particular expertise, allowing a higher quality of content in each aspect of the program. The Initiative is offered a la carte, so school districts can work with us to provide an experience that is meaningful to you.
My Brain 365 App
This self -assessment app,created and powered by Roberto, allows students to monitor their brain health. It is a fun and important
tool to help students realize the importance of their brain’s wellness. The app is introduced to students during a brain wellness presentation.
The participant uses a web-connected cell phone or tablet and downloads the MyBrain365 App powered by Roberto. Each person establishes his or her own unique Brain Performance Profile and then on a weekly basis monitors their performance. The App encourages mental
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
This training, provided by the Mental Wellness Awareness Association, is for adults helping youth ages 11 to 18. The class is for administrators, teachers, professional support staff, and employees of the district.
Participants are Nationally Certified for 3 years as a Mental Health First Aider. YMHFA is listed on the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental
Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-based programs and Practices; and, it is included in The
Violence Prevention Report required by PA Senate Bill 6 of 2013.
The student education, provided by Please Live, is an assembly or class-level instruction for one grade level. Students learn about mental health issues, identifying signs and symptoms in themselves and in their friends, and how to access help resources both in the school and in the
Mental Health Fair
This Mental Health Fair, coordinated by Please Live, provides students, parents, teachers, and staff access to information for help services
available in their community. The Fair can be presented internally to
the school students, faculty and staff; or, it can be provided as a
Flexibility: We work with the school districts to create a program that fits your schedule.
Affordable: We work in conjunction with the school district and local granting foundations to obtain funding to minimize the cost to the school. Often times we are able to provide our full initiative at a very reduced rate, or even free!