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Social Emotional Resources




Redondo Beach Families Connected

Resources for students (in middle & high) and parents (in all grades) for wellness and substance use prevention. SBFC offers access to free resources, education events, authentic South Bay stories from parents and teens, current videos, and resources for issues related to social media, stress, depression, peer pressure, and yes, drugs, vaping, alcohol, and more. 


Care Solace

This platform is for students struggling with substance use addiction and/or mental health issues.  Care Solace is a safe, simple, confidential, and efficient way  to select the right provider for the individual needing care.


BCHD Resources & Referrals

Find health-related resources and information for students, adults and families who need additional support and assistance with mental health, medical, dental, vision & hearing, substance use, and more. Contact BCHD Well-Being Line at 310-374-3426, ext. 256 (7:30 - 4:00) 


Suicide Prevention

The Redondo Beach Unified School District acknowledges the importance of recognizing warning signs for crisis/trauma/suicide to prevent, intervene, and provide post-care for students who have considered or attempted suicide. RBUSD has implemented a suicide prevention, intervention, and post-vention policy that specifically addresses the needs of students who exhibit suicidal ideation.  Included in the policy is suicide prevention awareness training for RBUSD staff and a “Know the Signs” campaign for students. Please see your school counselor for more information.

In cases of emergency, dial 911.  For help, please utilize the resources below:

  • Crisis Text Line – Text “HELLO” to 741-741 and a counselor will respond
  • LA County Suicide Prevention Crisis Line (24/7): (877) 727-4747
  • Teen Line (800) TLC-TEEN (852-8336) or or text "TEEN" to 839863 between 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. to speak with peer counselors
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7): (800) 273-TALK (8255)
  • Trevor Project Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth (24/7): (866) 488-7386



Second Step

This research-based program is designed to increase students’ school success and positive behavior through social-emotional learning and competencies. Second Step® programs help students build social-emotional skills—like nurturing positive relationships, managing emotions, and setting goals—so they can thrive in school and in life.  


Live Well Kids

LiveWell Kids is a nutrition and garden childhood obesity prevention program developed for elementary school students. The curriculum is delivered in classrooms and school gardens by trained parent docents. 


Peaceful Playgrounds

Peaceful Playgrounds creates safe play environments, supports healthy active kids, and advocates for recess and free play. When children are more likely to engage in physical activity and learn conflict resolution and team-building skills. 


Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education

In partnership with Beach Cities Cycling Club, BCHD, RBPD, and school-site PTAs, the program teaches students skills to be safe and confident pedestrians and cyclists. The interactive program is customized for grade levels and every student learns the rules of the road whether he or she is walking or biking.


Elementary Counseling Plan

The RBUSD elementary counseling team created a comprehensive counseling plan for students in grades K-5, in order to ensure every RBUSD elementary student receives the same social emotional programs and support.  The plan includes parent newsletters each trimester with relevant information and tips, as well as classroom lessons by the school counselor on topics, such as problem solving, healthy relationships, emotional regulation, stress management, study skills, transition to middle school and more.


South Bay Children’s Health Center (Available at elementary, middle, and high school levels)

SBCHC’s South Bay Youth Project provides school-site counseling and other supportive social services to children, adolescents, and families.