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Students Say They Don’t Know Where to Turn for Mental Health Services

Summary:  This article provides another take on the “Kind Communities – A Bridge to Youth Mental Wellness” research study that was released by the Born This Way Foundation, which was founded by Lady Gaga in 2012 to assist young people in achieving mental and emotional well-being.  This article focuses on providing access to mental health resources to students in need of services.

Source:  Pat Donachie, Education DIVE, July 27, 2017

Categories:  School Health, Mental Health, Emotional Intelligence, Student Achievement

Description:

While young adults place a pronounced value on their mental health, many of them do not know how to access resources that can increase their ability to deal with stress, anxiety and other mental health issues, according to a new survey. One professor specializing in mental health in students maintained that properly investing in staff and teacher development could go a long way in offering students in school the means to help themselves.

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