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Center for MH in Schools &
Student/Learning Supports

About Mental Health in Schools

Embedding MH into Student/Learning Supports

For many years, our Center’s policy analyses have stressed that all endeavors to expand mental health in schools need to be embedded into a broad concept such as Learning Supports as an essential step in countering the continuing marginalization of such efforts.

For a discussion of this, see the following brief documents:

  • Schools and Mental Health: A Position Statement

  • Time for Straight Talk about Mental Health Services and MH in Schools

  • Embedding Mental Health into a Learning Supports Component:
        An Essential Step for the Field to Take Now   

  • About Student Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Mental Health in School: An Overview

  • Safe Schools and Mental Health: More of the Same or
        an Opportunity to Really Improve Schools

  • New Directions

  • Mental Health in Schools: Moving in New Directions

    For an in-depth discussion of the opportunity to advance mental health in schools during the current crisis and beyond, see
    Embedding Mental Health as Schools Change