Educators are often the first to notice mental health problems. Here are some ways you can help students and their families.
You should know:
Consult with a school counselor, nurse, or administrator and the student’s parents if you observe one or more of the following behaviors:
You can support the mental health of all students in your classroom and school, not just individual students who may exhibit behavioral issues. Consider the following actions:
Efforts to care for the emotional wellbeing of children and youth can extend beyond the classroom and into the entire school. School-based mental health programs can focus on promoting mental wellness, preventing mental health problems, and providing treatment.