Pleasanton Unified School District

Wellness

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Welcome to PUSD's Wellness Site

Welcome to Pleasanton Unified School District's Wellness Site. You'll find a wealth of resources here to help guide you on your journey to wellness.

As you explore this site, you'll find resources for both students and adults, as well as PUSD's current practices and future goals around WELLNESS.

What is Wellness?

Wellness is being aware of and making active choices towards living a life that is healthy, balanced and fulfilling. Wellness is more than just physical health - it is a balance and integration of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.

"...a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." - The World Health Organization

"...a conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving full potential."
- The National Wellness Institute

The 6 Dimensions of Wellness

While we realize there are several wellness wheels with variations in categories, we have chosen to focus on the Wellness Wheel you see below, which highlights 6 areas.

Learning about these 6 Dimensions of Wellness can help you choose how to make wellness a part of your everyday life. Wellness strategies are practical ways to start developing healthy habits that can have a positive impact on your physical and mental health.

Source: Goodtherapy.org and SAMHSA.gov

Here are the 6 Dimensions of Wellness:


  1. Emotional—Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships

  2. Environmental—Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being

  3. Intellectual—Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills

  4. Physical—Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep

  5. Social—Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system

  6. Spiritual—Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life

Events and Resources

Hume Center: Workshop

Talking to Your Teen About Mental Health Workshop Flyer PUSD 02.17.22.pdf

Hume Center: Workshop

Healthy Relationships Teen Workshop Flyer PUSD 02.24.22.pdf

Support Groups for Students by Axis Community Health

Axis Community Health is offering a FREE virtual support group for students in both middle and high school. It is ongoing, so students can join at any time.

Axis MS Support Group.pdf
P-Ton Group Counseling High School REV 20210121.pdf

IWAY - Wellness Program

In collaboration with Asian Health Services and The Public Health Institute, IWAY (Improving the Wellness of Asian Youth) was created out of a necessity to engage the Asian community about mental well-being, a topic that has long been silenced in Asian families.

Our goal is to make emotional support as accessible as possible by removing the barriers that prevent Asian youth and families from receiving the support they deserve.

We offer one-on-one confidential counseling, peer support, leadership development through youth programs, and presentations on stress and mental wellness. Our services are FREE and you can earn up to $90 in gift cards!

PUSD Resources

Bully Prevention for Parents.mp4

Podcasts and Webinars

Webinar Series for Students

Click here to learn more about this series offered by AXIS Community Health


Need Help Accessing Counseling For Your Family?

Care Solace is here to help!

Care Solace PUSD LINK for families.

Care Solace Informational Handout October 2020.pdf

Workshops and Events

CRISIS SUPPORT INFORMATION


If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please encourage them to seek help and call or text one of the following numbers listed below:

CALL: National Suicide Hotline (800) 784-2433

CALL: YouthLine (877) 968-8491

CALL: Alameda County Crisis Line (800) 273-8255

CALL: LGBTQ Crisis Support (866) 488-7386

TEXT: "HOME" to 741741 (to text with a crisis counselor)

TEXT: “TEEN” to 839863 (Teen Crisis Line)

TEXT: "START" to 678678 (for LGBTQ Crisis Support)

If you or someone you love is experiencing an emergency, contact the Pleasanton Police Department at (925) 931-5100, call 911,

or go to the nearest emergency room as soon as possible to get help.