03 Mar CCSD partners with Nevada leaders to promote mental wellness message for students

The Clark County School District (CCSD) and Nevada leaders have partnered to release a 45 second public service announcement (PSA) video for all Nevada students regarding mental and emotional wellness.

“The stress of the pandemic has had an impact on the lives of everyone in Clark County for different reasons, especially our kids,” said CCSD Superintendent Dr. Jesus F. Jara. “We must work together for our students and ensure that their emotional and mental wellbeing are supported and healthy. Thank you to all of the elected officials who participated in this PSA, you’re making a difference for our kids.”

In a truly collaborative show of unity, the video messages in English and Spanish for students feature:

U.S. Senators

  • Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto

  • Sen. Jacky Rosen

U.S. Representatives

  • Rep. Mark Amodei

  • Rep. Steve Horsford

  • Rep. Susie Lee

  • Rep. Dina Titus

Nevada Executive Branch

  • Governor Steve Sisolak

Nevada Senators

  • Sen. Mo Denis

Nevada Assembly Members

  • Assemblywoman Susie Martinez

  • Assemblywoman Selena Torres

Local leaders

  • Las Vegas City Councilwoman Olivia Diaz

CCSD leaders

  • CCSD Board of School Trustees President Linda P. Cavazos

  • CCSD Board of School Trustees Vice President Irene A. Cepeda

  • CCSD Board of School Trustees Clerk Evelyn Garcia Morales

  • Superintendent Dr. Jesus F. Jara

If a student is in need of help, they are encouraged to reach out to a teacher, school counselor or principal. Additionally, students are encouraged to use SafeVoice.

In partnership with the Nevada Department of Public Safety, the SafeVoice program provides students a safe place to submit tips concerning their own safety or that of others. A trained professional team of experts responds in an appropriate manner 24/7/365. Tips are always anonymous.

SafeVoice tips may be submitted 24/7/365:

Media outlets are encouraged to share the video PSA on their airwaves and social media channels to help get the message out to all youth in Nevada using the hashtag #1ForKids / #1ParaLosNinos. Click here for a direct link to the English and Spanish videos available for download and broadcast.

To learn more about the Clark County School District, visit ccsd.net.