The Schools Partnering to Advance wellness, Resilience and Knowledge (S.P.A.R.K.) framework focuses on the provision of supports, interventions, and services that help create safe, inclusive, empowering, and supportive learning environments for all students.

Essential to this model is collaboration amongst all Clayton County stakeholders including staff, students and their families, and community organizations.

Let's Champion Mental Health and Well-Being!

Get Involved!

Connect with other students in our virtual wellness groups that are designed to promote and support mental health awareness education.

Become a change agent for mental health at your school! Partner with support staff to promote student wellness and well-being.

Connect to resources

Recruitment Flyer (3).pdf

Connect with the Emory Thrive Lab

The THRIVE Lab at Emory University will be offering a group (SPARCS In-Community) for Black/African American youth between the ages of 12-18. Youth will be able to enhance their skills in coping with stress, communication, and problem solving.

Get up to $70 for completing surveys and interviews.

Contact: thrive@emory.edu or 404-727-0237

The Clayton County Public Schools Mobile App Tip Line

Offers strategies and resources that can be used to promote healthy wellness practices.

Need Immediate Support?

Provides immediate access to crisis or routine services. Download the MyGCAL app to text, chat, or call the Georgia Crisis & Access Line.

NAMI Georgia offers a non-crisis helpline that provides information about local resources and supports.

Provides supports as well as prevention and crisis resources.

For Spanish: 1-888-628-9454

Need Support Now? If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available

Call or Text 988 OR Chat 988lifeline.org

Text from anywhere within the United States to speak with a trained crisis counselor via text message.

The Trevor Project provides crisis support to LGBTQ young people. Text, chat, or call to reach a trained counselor.