This article talks about the new legislative mandate in New York State for a new mental health curriculum for all grades. Implementation is scheduled for the 2018-19 School Year.Source:
Amelia Harper, Education DIVE, December 22, 2017Description:
"The need for mental health education is borne out by statistics: the average onset of mental health issues ius about the age of 14; 8% of students nationwide have attempted suicide in the past six months (according to the Mental Health Association of New York State), and 60% of high school students with a mental illness fail to graduate."Read the full article here!