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

Teachers are Mental Health Champions

Teachers are Mental Health Champions Mental health is perhaps one of the most important yet severely overlooked obstacles to children’s ability to learn. For children and teens, signs of mental illness often manifest first in their performance and behavior at school. Teachers may observe a student’s difficulty concentrating, chronic absence, low achievement, disruptive behavior, [...]

By |2017-10-02T21:23:02+00:00September 24th, 2017|School-Based|0 Comments

Coping with Going Back to School

Coping with Going Back to School The events leading up to the back to school season can trigger a prior adverse childhood experience. Behavioral or mental health challenges are not a "phase" or “stage” to be outgrown; for many children and teens they are very real. Trauma Experts say that these events are not singular [...]

By |2017-12-12T16:06:56+00:00July 28th, 2017|School-Based|0 Comments