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2022 Mental Health Awareness Month

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Expand your Mental Health curriculum with these engaging field trips.NAMI Logo

CILC has created a list of virtual learning programs for Mental Health Awareness. These opportunities help alleviate stress and anxiety through exciting and engaging programs that offer students and lifelong learners a "break" from reality. They also teach empathy, balance, productive energy release, and more.

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Yoga: A Sustainable Practice

by Born 2 Move Movement Adventures

“Yoga: A Sustainable Practice” is an introduction to the philosophy and form of yoga, helping students better understand and appreciate its potential lifelong benefits. The targeted outcome is to impress on learners how and why yoga can help them develop a new relationship between their physical and spiritual selves.

For Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners Elderly Public Library: Library Patrons

By Request: $180.00


Animals of Rocky Mountain National Park- FREE

by Rocky Mountain National Park

Join a ranger as they explore animals of Rocky Mountain National Park, from black bears to red-tailed hawks noting the differences between their parents and offspring, while exploring the adaptations that help them survive in their unique habitats.

For Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons

Point to Point: $0.00
Point to Point Premium: $0.00


Qigong, Tai Chi, Meditation, and Mindfulness

by Actors Company

"Introduction to Qigong or Tai Chi": Participants are introduced to simple, gentle exercises of Qigong or TaiChi, mindful movement systems from China used around the world for thousands of years to calm mind and body. These simple movements can help reduce stress, prevent falls, and improve focus, balance, circulation, & mobility, and can be done standing, sitting, or even lying down.  

"Just Breathe": Learn simple, engaging breathing practices to calm and focus body and mind. 

"Meditation": This ancient mindful practice still helps many people around the world to feel more focused and centered.

Programs are provided by certified TaiChi, Qigong, and Meditation teacher J.T. Turner, and are adaptable for all ages, abilities, and developmental levels. Please note in request WHICH program you'd like: "Qigong"; "Tai Chi"; "Just Breathe"; or "Meditation". 

Please see "Stories from Around the World" to request "Journey of Chen: Animal Tai Chi," a story-based mindful movement program for children.  

Please see "Theater, Circus and Movement Arts" to request "Tai Chi for Actors" 

For Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Point to Point: $220.00
Point to Point Premium: $200.00
By Request: $220.00
By Request Premium: $200.00


Keys to Happiness

by McMillen Health

Negative emotions can trigger the body's stress response. Participates learn 4 keys to happiness to counteract these negative interactions. The ability to stay socially, physically, mentally, and purposefully engages are critical components of happiness. Participants learn specific strategies to trigger the release of the body's natural happiness chemicals. 

For Education: Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Point to Point: $150.00
Point to Point Premium: $135.00


Hooked on a Feeling

by McMillen Health

During this program, students will learn about different parts of the brain, their functions, and how it is connected to their bodies. Students will also learn to notice and name different emotions, practice different self-regulating strategies, and work towards being aware of the feelings of those around them.

For Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, ParentPublic Library: Library Patrons

Point to Point: $150.00
Point to Point Premium: $135.00


Mental Health Awareness - Breaking the Silence (High School) (GR 9-12)

by Byrnes Health Education

Key topics: increase mental health awareness, factual information to minimize stigmas, and basic signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses including depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. 

For Education: Grade(s) 9, 10, 11, 12

By Request: $315.00


Free: Draw Joshua Tree

by Joshua Tree National Park

Not sure what the desert looks like or how to draw a Joshua tree? This directed drawing program provides a general overview of Mojave desert flora and fauna and has you creating your own masterpiece.  

For Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Point to Point: $0.00
Point to Point Premium: $0.00


Mental Health Awareness - Breaking the Silence (Elementary School) (GR 4-5)

by Byrnes Health Education

Key topics: increase mental health awareness, factual information to minimize stigmas, and basic signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses including anxiety disorders, such as phobias, and depression. 

For Education: Grade(s) 4, 5

By Request: $315.00


Culture & History of Los Angeles: Little Tokyo

by Banyan Global Learning

Explore Japanese-American culture and history by visiting the historic Little Tokyo neighborhood in DTLA. Learn about the founders of the neighborhood, struggles through World War II, and the post-war cultural boom. Walk live with a teacher to experience shopping, history and culture in this unique LA neighborhood!

For Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Staff

By Request: $250.00


TOUR: Manatee Habitat (outdoors)

by Mote Marine Laboratory - SEA Trek

Find out the favorite foods of Hugh and Buffett, our resident manatees, as we visit them during feeding time. Join us atop our 75,000 gallon habitat with our aquarium biologist as we learn about these amazing marine mammals.

For Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

By Request: $160.00
By Request Premium: $144.00