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April 15, 2019
In Kansas, social-emotional learning (SEL) is helping schools gain a better understanding of each student’s well-being. Survey data collected three times a year allows school staff to intervene and provide additional support and assistance.
April 17, 2019
Last week, Harvard held “Young, Gifted & Well” to discuss how policy and practice can better support the well-being of students of color. This conference follows the recent announcement of Harvard’s new student mental health and wellness task force.
April 17, 2019
The pressures that come with being a student athlete can contribute to depression, anxiety, and stress. While colleges are beginning to address student athlete mental health, high schools are not yet providing similar support.
April 18, 2019
According to researchers at UC Berkeley, anxiety rates in young adults have doubled since 2008. The first step to addressing this is for professors and university administrators to become aware of the data and its implications.
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American Association of Suicidology 52nd Annual Conference
April 24-27, 2019
Mental Health America 2019 Annual Conference
June 13-15, 2019