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Mental Health Resources

10 Things Wrong with Youth Baseball and Softball (and how we can fix them): 
"Little League is supposed to be about the enjoyment, camaraderie, and celebration of children gathering together and playing a game with their friends. Sadly, all too often it is about adults competing against other adults through their children. If we want to keep growing this beautiful game, we all need to play our part in fixing this. How? Here are the 10 biggest problems in youth baseball and softball, and how we can fix them."

Resources from Dotcom Therapy (Little League partner):

1. How to Talk to your Children about Mental Health
2. Checking in with Children/Teens
3. Importance of Positive Self Talk
4. Supporting your Teammates
5. Mindfulness
6. Calming Strategies for a Busy Mind
7. How to Cope with Big Emotions
8. Supporting Youth over Summer Break
9. When to Consider Therapy for Your Child

Resources from Little League:    
Protecting Youth Mental Health

For Coaches:
1. Cool, Calm, Collected: Helping Players Self-Regulate (course)
2. How Coaches Can Help the Mental Health Crisis

For Parents: 
1. Help! Does My Child Need Mental Health Support?
2. How to Talk to Your Little Leaguer About Online Behavior

For Players:
1. How Right Now? (How Right Now is a CDC communications campaign designed to promote and strengthen emotional well-being and resiliency.)


Leagues are advised to provide first aid kits that are available at fields or carried by the team manager. A team first aid kit might contain:

  • Nitrile gloves
  • Adhesive bandages
  •   Gauze pads
  •   Gauze wrap
  •   Paper tape
  • Disposable CPR face shield

A more comprehensive first aid bin could be housed in the field's shed and/or a concession stand, and contain:

  • Nitrile gloves
  •   Instant cold packs
  •   Bacitracin packets
  •   Antiseptic wipes
  •    Sting relief wipes
  •   Oval eye pad
  •   Gauze, non-adherent
  •   Sterile gauze pads
  •   Self-adherent wrap
  •   Paper tape, 1-inch
  •   Adhesive bandages

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Safety News

2023 ASAP Safety Plan 
Updated January 15, 2023

CA District 54 Background Check Policy

updated April 10, 2022

California District 54 2022 Safety Clinic Notes
updated January 30, 2022

COVID-19 Update for Spring 2022

updated March 18, 2022

COVID-19 Liability Form
October 2020

California District 54 Live Scan Form
Print, Complete and Bring to Live Scan Event/Vendor

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