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Children’s mental health remains a major concern

November 4, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The child and teen mental health crisis is still an issue in the beginning of the 2022-23 school year. While there is some indication that numbers might be stabilizing, remaining the same still means children’s and teens’ mental health are […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

5 ways to prioritize mental health for international and study abroad students

October 21, 2022

Via: eCampus News

America’s higher education system is facing a crisis: students’ mental health. A survey by TimelyMD found that 88 percent of college students are experiencing declining mental health, with 75 percent report being more stressed than they were in 2021, even […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Kids’ Mental Health is in Crisis. Schools Can Get Them Help Through a $1 Billion Fund.

October 19, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

The kids are not alright. Medical experts agree that, after nearly three years of pandemic-induced strain, children are in the midst of a mental health crisis. One signal of just how severe a crisis: The U.S. Department of Education is […]


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4 tips to build a strong classroom culture this year

September 30, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The past two years have been immensely difficult for our nation’s students and teachers. In the wake of the isolation and trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health and behavioral challenges are on the rise as students continue to process […]


Education Tech

6 classroom tech tools that helps educators’ mental health

September 28, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Many teachers are embracing the return to a standard classroom setting. Naturally, some are worried about how much stress will come with trying to get students settled into in-person classes again. Educators must receive ample support for mental and emotional […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Support Students’ Social-Emotional Needs with Self-Regulation Spaces

September 23, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

With mental health in students continuing to decline, according to Forbes, K–12 schools and educators are looking for the best ways to support those who are struggling without sacrificing learning. A renewed focus on social-emotional learning in K–12 classrooms is […]


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3 strategies to support youth mental health

September 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Every year more than 1.2 million students drop out of high school in the United States–that breaks down to 7,000 students every day. Leaving high school has major implications for the rest of a student’s life, including considerably higher rates […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

U.S. Department of Education Announces Nearly $5.8 Million of Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Funding for West Virginia as Part of Continued Efforts to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis

September 14, 2022

Via: U.S. Department of Education

As our nation’s children and youth head back to school, the Biden-Harris Administration remains committed to supporting their mental health needs. Even before the pandemic, rates of depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts among youth were on the rise. The pandemic […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How analytics can identify student mental health challenges

August 24, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As we get closer to the upcoming school year, it’s important to think about how to address student mental health. The pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but it has had an especially significant impact on our youth, who were […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept prioritizes school mental health staff expansion in funding distribution

August 2, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The priorities for the grant funding, which has not yet been distributed, come just a few days after the Biden administration announced the two programs on Friday. “The Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic brought on challenges for children and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

This assessment targets student well-being services

July 19, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Twenty U.S. universities, including Butler University, Sacramento State and The University of South Alabama are making changes on campus in support of student physical, mental and financial health after implementing the Student Well-being Institutional Support Survey (SWISS). SWISS is an […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can your schools keep pace with student mental health demands?

June 30, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Even before the pandemic, a third of U.S. students struggled with anxiety, depression, trauma, or attention issues that made it difficult to focus, stay motivated, and learn. That number has grown exponentially during the pandemic and recovery: now half of […]


Editorial

Overcoming Childhood and Teenage Mental Disorders

June 30, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

When today’s adults look back on their childhood years, they usually remember feeling happy, loved, and protected—both at home and in school. However, with recent studies showing that 20% of children and teenagers are diagnosed with a mental disorder that […]


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3 keys to supporting students during a mental health crisis

May 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

A January 2022 study published in JAMA Pediatrics confirmed what many educators, administrators, and support staff already knew: School closures, disrupted learning, and a pandemic year have coalesced to create an alarming mental health crisis among teenagers. The study found […]


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Education Department to Host Summit to Spotlight Strategies to Support Students with Disabilities, Students with Mental Health Needs

May 16, 2022

Via: U.S. Department of Education

Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced plans for a first-of-its-kind virtual summit, Recovery to Thriving: Supporting Mental Health & Students with Disabilities, to highlight steps schools, colleges and communities can take to support students with disabilities and students with […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Educator and Family Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month from Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners

May 6, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month 2022, observed annually in May, Discovery Education and partners are proud to present educators, students, and families a diverse array of dynamic digital resources supporting the mental health of students everywhere. Centered this […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

3 ways schools can support youth mental health

May 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The collective damage caused by the pandemic has yet to be fully understood, but the toll it has taken on youth mental health and emotional well-being is becoming exceedingly apparent. Widespread social isolation and loneliness, uncertainty, parental loss of a […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How Schools Can Build a Culture of Support for Educator Mental Health

April 29, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Considering the ongoing traumatic upheaval on school communities in recent years, and the unrelenting pressure on educators to work under difficult, uncertain and constantly vacillating circumstances, it is not a matter of if educators will experience the corrosive effects of […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

One way to address student mental health? Bring the clinic to school

April 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Many Michigan school administrators say they’ve often served as stand-in public health officials during the pandemic. So it’s no surprise that districts across the state are eager to get some backup from a program that opens clinics in school buildings. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 ways SEL helps students build life readiness

April 14, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Social and emotional learning (SEL) may still be new to some educators, but the skills it teaches are the same we have been trying to help young people develop for decades. Adaptability, agency, collaboration, empathy, self-awareness, and purpose are skills […]