It may be difficult to believe, but as many as one out of five teens today are impacted with serious depression and anxiety, equaling six students in the average school classroom. Unfortunately, most teens with these problems are never identified. We believe no student should suffer in silence when help is available. As a result, …
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, estimates that nearly 33% of college students have experienced debilitating depression over the last year. This absolutely impacts student outcomes. In fact, 64% of students who drop out of school do so because of their mental health. Find information on the top 5 mental health problems facing college students.
When a child endures a traumatic experience, the whole family feels the impact. But adults hold the power to help lessen its effects. Several factors can change the course of kids’ lives: feeling seen and heard by a caring adult, being patiently taught coping strategies and resilience-building techniques, and being with adults who know about the effects of such experiences. Here are ways to bring these factors to life.
When your youth or family is in crisis, who do you call for help? Getting the help you need can be confusing and exhausting. There is help for navigating through crisis situations and finding helpful community services.