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As educators continue to grapple with rising stress and depression, district leaders are starting to tailor school anxiety interventions to meet the needs of specific student groups.
A movement to allow students to carry and apply sunscreen in school without written approval is growing, boosted by concerns about skin cancer risks.
Educators not trained in mental health care may fear saying the wrong things when discussing suicide and depression with students in distress. So why not practice these delicate communication skills with virtual teenagers?
Despite research showing that recovery high schools help students stay clean and earn diplomas, the often costly programs remain small-scale and rare.
PE teachers are motivating students by personalizing exercise with wearable technology such as Fitbits, Apple Watches and Polar sensors.
With 7 in 10 teens reporting that anxiety and depression are major problems*, students and educators seek support and resources to address mental health and wellness. Administrators who focus on […]
At their hometown high schools, they were dropouts, bad kids, problems. At home, they lied to their parents, stole from their siblings or sneaked out to get high. Sometimes, they […]
Districts work to train educators to spot and respond quickly to signs of mental distress in students.
Hilliard City Schools in Columbus, Ohio, launched its first-ever Digital Wellness Month to help students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behaviors when using technology at school and home.
In Tempe, Arizona, the phone number for a suicide hotline is printed on every student’s ID badge, teachers are trained to spot and respond to warning signs in students, and administrators don’t use euphemisms when discussing the topic.
Despite districts' best efforts, at least one in five students with ADHD do not receive school services, according to a recent study.
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