Mental Health Toolkit for Head Start Staff
The Head Start workforce faces a unique set of difficult and challenging stressors. Mental health impacts workplace performance, retention, and staff experience—and thus is a top priority for every leader. In addition to providing the complete Starling Minds Mental Fitness Program to NHSA Members, our partners at Starling Minds have developed a variety of resources to help you build a compassionate, safe culture for your staff and increase individual resilience.
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Pre-Service Toolkit for HR
Discover this toolkit that equips your Human Resources staff with essential resources to effectively introduce the Starling Mental Fitness Program to your team.
Download this Marketing Toolkit to help you promote this initiative to your staff throughout the year. In this toolkit, you will find several assets including newsletters, leadership announcements, and brochures.
- Collateral Instructions
- Starling Minds Launch Email Announcement 1
- Starling Minds Launch Email Announcement 2
- Webpage Announcement
- Leadership Announcement
- Introduction to Starling Minds Brochure
- Video: How to Create iPhone Starling App
- Video: How to Register for Mental Fitness
- Member Video 1
- Member Video 2
- Social Media Graphic- Twitter
- Social Media Graphic - Facebook
- Social Media Graphic - LinkedIn
Empower your leadership team with this Leader's Guide, offering a diverse array of proven resources and support to foster a compassionate and safe culture for your staff.
Focus on self-care and well-being by exploring a variety of tools and exercises aimed at nurturing emotional resilience, stress management, and overall mental health for improved work-life balance and team performance.
About Starling Minds Mental Fitness Program
Starling Minds Mental Fitness is a self-guided digital program that is available 24/7. It’s immediate, private, and tailored for Head Start staff and their families through NHSA membership. In three simple steps a day, you can proactively build daily habits to better manage stress, anxiety, burnout, or depression and take control of your life and wellbeing—on a phone, tablet, or computer. Learn more.