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Reset Schools is a nonprofit with a big dream: we envision a world where “Mental Health & Wellbeing” becomes a required class for all students. We help schools bridge the gap with our Mental Health 101 training and curriculum for kids, teens, parents, and educators. Our program teaches practical skills that are proven to reduce anxiety and improve mental focus. Please join the mission and partner with us today!

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New book teaches teens coping skills for COVID-19

Mental Health 101 gives teens a clear roadmap for the difficult challenges of life, relationships, and social media. Written by four leading researchers, Mental Health 101 shows teens how to develop self-esteem, emotional intelligence, and resiliency.


COVID-19 and social isolation are a huge weight for teens

Stress and anxiety are at an all-time high. Mental Health 101 shows teens how to develop mental wellness and resiliency.

Live Interview with Tom Thelen


90% of teens in the U.S. are never taught basic mental health skills at school, such as how to cope with stress and anxiety.

1,400 to 1...

the current ratio of students to school psychologists

500 to 1...

the current ratio of students to school counselors

Mental Health 101 For Teens: The Practical Guide to Mental Health, Self-Esteem, & Emotional Intelligence is a new book that shows teens how to cope with heightened stress and anxiety caused by COVID-19. Written by a diverse team of experts, Mental Health 101 shows teens how to develop important life skills like…

Meet The Authors

Certified Trainer in Youth Mental Health First Aid
PhD in Counselor Education from St. Mary’s University
PhD in Psychology from Rice University in Houston
PhD in Psychology from Yeshiva University in New York

The Mission of Reset Schools

Mental Health 101 teaches teens how to…

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Want to learn more about how Reset Schools works? Download our Reset Schools Roadmap for a comprehensive understanding of our plan to bring a culture of mental health to schools.


Join us for Reset School’s 60-Minute Teacher Training on August 10th, 11th, or 12th, featuring the nation’s leading experts on student mental health and wellness.


Attend a Parent Program on “How to Raise Resilient Kids” on August 13th and throughout the fall, presented by America’s leading experts on child psychology.


Teachers will lead you in 60-Second Resets—activities like 60-Seconds of Silence, 60-Seconds of Stretching, 60-Seconds of Deep Breathing, and more.

Partnering with Schools

We provide mental health curriculum and training videos for students, parents, educators, and counselors. Video lessons are offered both live and pre-recorded for asynchronous leaning. 

A Message From our Founder: Tom Thelen

Mental Health Speaker for Teens

About Our Founder

Tom Thelen is one of America’s top Anti-Bullying Speakers and the founder of, a nonprofit that teaches mental health skills in schools. As a mental health speaker, Tom has spoken at over 800 schools and has been interviewed on NBC, CBS, FOX, and PBS. He is also the founder of, an evidence-based bullying curriculum with a smartphone app and video lessons on bullying, social skills, and resiliency. Tom graduated from Grace Christian University with a bachelor’s of science degree and went on to write three books for students including Mental Health 101, Victimproof, and Teen Leadership Revolution. He and his wife, Casie, have four school-aged children and live in Cocoa, Florida. Learn more at

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Download 3 chapters of Mental Health 101 For Teens!