Local school policies can get in the way, but there is promise in training for teachers and in schools' emphasis on social-emotional learning.
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February 27, 2013
To improve school safety, schools need more counselors, better communication between students and adults, and additional, thoughtful emergency planning, but not armed teachers, a House committee was told Wednesday.
February 21, 2013
State and federal proposals have been proposed to improve school- and community-based mental health services, and there's a national campaign to reduce stigma associated with mental illness.
February 13, 2013
But school-based treatments do appear to more effective than others.
January 31, 2013
The newest drills raise questions about the effects of more realistic exercises involving gunfire and students boasting fake wounds
January 28, 2013
Some of the barriers to treatment are missed opportunities by schools, parents, and medical providers to address prevention and early identification of mental health disorders.