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Get ready for Back to School 2020 with MHA

MHA's 2020 Back to School Toolkit, Coping During COVID, will be released on August 21st. Please sign up for our email list to be notified as soon as this and other public education resources become available.

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This campaign is supported by contributions from Janssen: Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.



Materials from previous Back To School Toolkits can still be accessed through our website.

2019 Back to School Materials

Full Toolkit

Full Toolkit (PDF) *Images not included: Download images individually here.

Full Toolkit Zip (Zipped Folder - images included).

To unzip a folder, locate the zipped (or compressed) folder that you want to get the files from. You can either open the compressed folder and drag each item to a new location, OR you can right click the folder and select "Extract All" and choose a location, like on your network or desktop. 

Individual Items

Media Materials

Key Messages (PDF)

Drop-In Article (PDF)

Radio PSA Scripts (PDF)


Are You Stressed Out? - For Children and Teens (PDF)

Loneliness Is Hard - For Children and Teens (PDF)

Is Your Child Stressed Out? - For Parents (PDF)

Is Your Child Lonely? - For Parents (PDF)

Posters (PDF) Meant to be printed on 11 x 17 paper

Social Media Materials

Sample Post Language (PDF)

2018 Back to School Materials

Download the full toolkit here

Understanding Trauma (PDF)

Recognizing Depression (PDF)

Recognizing Anxiety (PDF)

Recognizing Psychosis (PDF)

Preventing Suicide (PDF)

Poster (PDF) Meant to be printed on 11 x 17 paper

2017 Back To School Materials

Download the full Toolkit

For Parents and Other Adults

**Download the Toolkit to access lesson activities, worksheets, and a poster**

For Students

Additional Resources

2016 Back To School Materials

Download the full Toolkit

For Adults

For Youth

2015 Back To School Materials

For Adults

For Youth

2014 Back To School Materials