Families play an important role in helping kids identify their feelings, cope with their emotions in a healthy way, prepare for life's challenges and build resiliency. By partnering together, making mental health a daily priority, and helping children maintain a healthy mind, we can ensure students have the support they need to thrive. Learn more in this blog by Yvonne Johnson, president of the National PTA.
The holiday season brings unique challenges for many in our communities, and schools can offer support. While educators and school professionals aren’t responsible for finding all the solutions, simple gestures like being aware, respectful, and attentive can go a long way.
Helping students to grow in a time of uncertainty is a challenging but crucial undertaking; especially in light of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation finding that in 2023 41% of Americans are suffering from an untreated mental health issue.
In today’s ever-evolving landscape of education, the spotlight is increasingly shining on the critical role of mental health and well-being in the lives of students. We recently had the privilege of sitting down with Jill Bohenkamp, Associate Professor of Psychiatry within the National Center for School Mental Health.
This month's Mental Health Matters featured blog by Jill Bohnenkamp, from the National Center for School Mental Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, highlights techniques for educators to support learning and well-being in classrooms.
Promoting Mental Health and Wellness in Your School: Practical Strategies for Educators and Administrators
This month's Mental Health Matters featured blog by Jill Cook, Executive Director of the American School Counselor Association, highlights practical strategies for educators and administrators to help promote student mental health and well-being.
Read the Mental Health Matters: An Educator Resource Hub's first blog post. This blog post introduces four things to know about school mental health as a starting place to build a deeper understanding of mental health and how to create healthy environments and support for all kids.