Sonoma County Office of Education

Mental Wellness for Educators

Mental Wellness for Educators

Self-Care Webinar

This webinar on mental wellness during Shelter-in-Place was provided by SCOE crisis counselors. It offers a range of self-care tips helpful to any educator dealing with the challenges of COVID-19 and distance learning.

Customize this Webinar for Your School/District Team

The SCOE team is happy to help district/school sites customize this webinar for their staff.

To get help from SCOE psychologists in adapting this webinar, please contact Ryan Pepin at

Key Resouces

Following are the SCOE mental health team's top recommendations for self-care resources.

Resource Guides

Helpful Tools and Apps

Mental Health Hotlines

    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
      In a crisis, call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
    • Sonoma County Warm Line
      Call (707) 565-2652 for free and private support if you or someone you know is experiencing emotional stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. This warm line is available 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Telephone interpretation is available for other languages.
    • 24-hour Emergency Mental Health
      Hotline (800) 746-8181
    • North Bay Suicide Prevention
      Hotline (855) 587-6373
      This website, maintained by the County of Sonoma, offers a range of supports and resources.

Community Resources

There are numerous local community organizations offering mental wellness support to schools and educators. Email Jessica Progulske,, for help identifying local support tailored to your needs.