Help your child manage their emotions & mental health.

Gain access to hundreds of FREE K-12 digital lessons on mental health & social emotional well-being with the Michigan Cares Portal.

Free videos and lessons for Michigan families

Thanks to funding from the state of Michigan, we are able to provide Michigan families with FREE access to our Michigan Cares Portal. This online platform houses hundreds of lessons designed to help children in grades K-12 develop the skills required for social, emotional, and mental well-being. 

What will my child learn?

The lessons included in our Michigan Cares Portal cover a variety of topics that help children in grades K-12 learn to:

  • Understand and manage their emotions
  • Set and achieve positive goals
  • Feel and show empathy for others
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships
  • Make responsible decisions
  • Recognize signs of poor mental health in themselves and others
  • Develop healthy coping techniques

Topics covered

  • Mental health
  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Goal-setting
  • Nutrition and wellness
  • Anger management
  • Bullying/hazing
  • Social media use (pressures and responsible use)
  • Drugs & Alcohol (vaping)
  • Bystander intervention
  • Social awareness
  • Academic success
  • Respect
  • Community service
  • And hundreds more!

Parent & educator lessons included!

It’s no easy feat to help children improve their social and emotional skills. Because of this, each student lesson is accompanied by a parent lesson that offers tips to help you have smart conversations with your children on these tricky topics.

Michigan educators can also benefit from this portal, which contains lessons specifically designed for school staff. In addition, school staff can view all lessons available to both parents and students to help facilitate the social emotional learning process among families.

Available for free until the end of the 20-21 school year

The Michigan Cares Portal will be freely available to parents, students, and educators in Michigan until the end of the 20-21 school year to provide continued emotional and mental support to students as we all recover from this crisis together. 

Interested in customizing this program for your school/district?

If you’re interested in customizing the Michigan Cares program to meet the unique needs of your school or district for a nominal fee, fill out the form below. One of our representatives will reach out to you ASAP to get the conversation started!

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