Sonoma County Office of Education

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 rpepin@scoe.org.


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
    • Socoemergency.org:
      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, jprogulske@scoe.org, for help identifying local support tailored to your needs.