Resources for Students

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited. - Plutarch

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Well-Being Resources

    • Florida Department of Education's Office of Safe Schools
      The Office of Safe Schools serves to promote and support safe learning environments by addressing issues of student safety and academic success on state, district, and school levels. Schools that implement school safety measures, drug prevention programs, and positive school climate that promote caring relationships either directly or indirectly facilitate rising student academic achievement.


    • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.


    • i-SAFE
      i-SAFE is a blended compliance enterprise solution that combines the power of technology, traditional curriculum and the influence of social media to educate and empower students through cutting-edge e-Safety education platforms. i-MENTOR Network promotes interactive communities among students of similar ages who learn, share and teach digital safety. iDRiVE TV is a high tech show created by teens for teens, highlighting their perspective on technology in the digital world. i-SAFE partners with middle and high schools nationwide to facilitate the production of these unique 2-5 minute videos.



    • Girls Health
      The Girls Health site contains lots of information for cool girls, ranging from stress, exercise and relationships to disabilities and illnesses.


    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
      The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need immediate help, please call (800) 273-TALK (8255).


    • Half of Us
      Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation want to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help.


    • Mindzone – Cope. Care. Deal.
      Mindzone is a mental health web site for teens offering an abundance of information about serious mental illnesses and their treatment in no-nonsense, straight talk. Funding for the site comes from the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands with support from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennyslvania.


  • The Trevor Project
    Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and questioning youth. The Trevor Project operates a 24-hour lifeline at 866-4.U.TREVOR [866.488.7386], provides information on HIV/AIDS, legal matters, shelters/transitional housing, and support groups, and has a safe and supportive internet environment at where youth 13-24 may connect with others.


Academic Resources

    • Florida Virtual School
      Florida Virtual School is an online public school that allows learning any time, any place.


    • Discovery Education
      Discovery Education offers free student resources that bring learning to life both inside and outside the classroom.


    • Florida Department of Education's CHOICES Planner
      Use the CHOICES Planner site to explore careers, assess your skills & interests, and more.



    • Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)
      The Florida Department of Education OSFA serves as a guarantor for the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and the administrator of Florida's scholarship and grant programs.


    • US Department of Education, Federal Student Aid Office
      Get help paying for college, submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


  • College Resources for Disabled Students
    According to the National Center for Education Statistics, over 700,000 college students - or 3.5% - have some type of disability. Disabled students may face unique challenges, but they are entitled to the same quality of education as all students. hosts an online guide that walks students with learning disabilities through their legal rights, where to find assistance on campus, and provides an extensive list of websites, apps and software resources designed for students' specific needs.