How Teachers Can Improve Youth Mental Health and Well-Being

How Teachers Can Improve Youth Mental Health and Well-Being Teachers and school administration are well positioned to identify students that exhibit early warning signs of an emerging mental health condition. Educators make a significant and lasting difference in the lives of these children. Empathy, active listening, and kindness are all important for maintaining a mentally [...]

By |2018-04-16T15:43:14+00:00April 15th, 2018|School-Based|1 Comment

9 Ways to Strengthen Resiliency and Prevent Instances of Mental Illness in Youth

9 Ways to Strengthen Resiliency and Prevent Instances of Mental Illness There are certain factors, including Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) like abuse, neglect and family dysfunction that increase the likelihood of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As we have witnessed and experienced, these childhood adversities can have [...]

By |2018-04-10T19:49:18+00:00April 10th, 2018|ACEs and Resilience|0 Comments