Notice.Talk.Act.™ at School

School Mental Health Education Program

Our Notice. Talk. Act. at School approach helps staff build relationships, Notice when a student might be showing signs of mental health and other distress, how to Talk to them to show care and concern, and Act when appropriate to connect the student to support services.

Our Newest Resources:
Our New Video

Check out our new Notice.Talk.Act.™ at School Infographic on Distance Learning, during and beyond COVID-19.

And now, the Notice.Talk.Act.™ at Home Infographic is available for download as a printable PDF, created to support parents and guardians in promoting the wellbeing of children and family members during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Notice.Talk.Act.™ at School - An Overview:

Mental health concerns in students are real, may be painful and, if left untreated, can have serious, life changing consequences. Early recognition, intervention and treatment of mental health concerns make a positive and lasting difference in an adolescent's life.

For more than 10 years the Typical or Troubled?® School Mental Health Education Program equipped teachers, coaches and school personnel with the knowledge needed to recognize the warning signs of mental health concerns and what course of action to take in addressing potential issues.

From 2017 - 2019 we spent our time redeveloping our curriculum and delivery model, pilot testing the new Notice.Talk.Act.™ at School program in 2019.

The Notice.Talk.Act.™ at School program trains educational staff to:

  • NOTICE Warning Signs
  • TALK About Mental Health
  • ACT Appropriately in Referring Students to Resources

The Notice.Talk.Act.™ at School Program Components:

  1. E-Learning Module (30-40 mins)
  2. Classroom Module Designed to be Tailor to your School
  3. Online Assessments
  4. 18-months of Learning with New Courses based on your Schools Assessments

The Classroom Portion of the program can be brought to your local school community through our train-the-trainer model. If your school district needs additional support and guidance, we can offer a tailored delivery plan.

To learn more about Notice. Talk. Act.™ at School and to bring the curriculum to your school, please contact us

They were engaging

and showed an understanding of the constraints teachers feel dealing with mental health issues in the classroom.” – Pilot Site Staff Member

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Very positive

 and acknowledged input from all participants and made it a safe place to be honest and ask questions.” – Pilot Site Staff Member

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Very personable and approachable.

Gave me a lot to think about by putting things on a non-threatening level.” – Pilot Site Staff Member

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Very knowledgeable

of mental health and the process to develop a culture of Notice. Talk. Act. at the school.” – Pilot Site Staff Member

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It was so helpful

to not only present Notice. Talk. Act. but the instructor then had participants practice this with various scenarios.” – Pilot Site Staff Member

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Program Contacts

Christopher Seeley, MSW
Program Director, School and Justice Initiatives
Tanya Thabjan, MPP, PMP
Program Manager, School and Justice Initiatives
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