Back to School and Mental Health
Mental Health America just announced new resources on student mental health.
“A student’s mental health is just as important as their general health,” said Wayne W. Lindstrom, Ph.D., president and CEO of Mental Health America. “We know the start of a new school year can be a stressful time for students all ages. These resources are designed to help everyone—students, parents and administrators—promote good mental health and ensure resources are available.”
The Back to Campus Toolkit includes fact sheets for students and information for colleges and universities about what types of services should be in place to address the mental health needs of the student body
A Back to School List of Tips provides important steps parents can take to support their child as he or she heads back to school.