New Resource for School Mental Health
This new school mental health resource, Supporting Student Mental Health: Resources to Prepare Educators, developed in partnership with the National Center for School Mental Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine:
· Describes the role of educators in supporting student mental health
· Explains the core components of mental health literacy
· Provides an annotated list of existing resources and trainings that instruct educators on mental health literacy.
This product is now available on our MHTTC website in the Products and Resources Catalog here.
COMING SOON: Per SAMHSA's request and to fill gaps identified in the current review, the MHTTC Network, in partnership with the National Center for School Mental Health, will release a free, practical, and engaging online course and website focused on educator mental health literacy in Spring 2020. This course is being informed by and co-developed with educators from across the nation. These resources will present concrete, universal approaches to promoting student mental health and creating safe and supportive classroom environments, describe student behaviors that may indicate a mental health concern, and provide specific skills and strategies to engage and support students with mental health concerns. Stay tuned for more updates!