Per the Governor’s Executive Order 20-82, COVID case data, and in consultation with the Minnesota Department of Health, the New Prague Area School District is currently operating in a hybrid model for grades K-12.

Families can read our updated Return to School Guide here.  

Mental Health Information

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Facts for families on dozens of topics that impact youth and families, including discipline, divorce, bullying, grief, adolescent development, self-injury, step-families, video games, and more.  Resources for families, including statistics on child and adolescent mental illness.

Glossary of Symptoms:
Defines 17 major mental disorders in easily understandable language. Also provides a resource list. 

Psychiatric Medication
The latest information on children and psychiatric medication.

Resources for Youth:
Includes a series of videos of youth and young adult advocates talking about their experiences with with mental illness.  

American Psychological Association

Calm Clinic Anxiety Guide- How to Live Anxiety Free

Change to Chill

WHAT IS CHANGE TO CHILL? Change to Chill is a free online resource offered by Allina Health aimed at improving mental well-being among teens. Through collaboration with teens, parents, schools and community partners, the program:

* Provides easy-to-use information and resources about stress for teens

* Addresses what stress is, what triggers it and how to recognize its signs

* Equips teens with tools for coping with stress, such as meditation, mindful movement, how-to videos and guided imagery.

Help Guide

How to Choose a Psychologist

Mental Health America 

Information on all mental health topics, fact sheets, disorders and treatments, medications, and more.

Minnesota Department of Human Services - Children's Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Excellent resource!  Warning signs of mental illness, statistics, signs and symptoms, treatment options and more. 
Comprehensive site covering mental health conditions, treatment & services:
Youth resources and support

NAMI - Minnesota: Parent Support Groups

Lists nearby parent support groups.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
NIMH offers authoritative information about mental disorders, a range of related topics, and the latest mental health research.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)