Schools Need Additional Strategies for Addressing Students' Mental Health, Educator Says
Summary: This article underscores the importance of developing strategies for teachers and schools to identify and address student mental health issues. the article suggests a five-pronged strategy for promoting the mental health of students.
Source: Amelia Harper, Education DIVE, March 12, 2018
Description: "Teachers are often the first to observe behaviors in students that may be indicators of mental health issues. These indicators may range from signs of depression and lack of interest in school assignments to disruptive behaviors that interfere with the learning environment. At the current rate of mental illness in schools, teachers are likely to have four or five students in every classroom who are dealing with some sort of mental health issue and nearly two-thirds of those students are not receiving the services they need."