Did you Know?
Did you know that 1 in 5 students have a mental illness? Of these students, 5 out of 6 won't get the help they need. As teachers, we are in an excellent position to help make a difference. Teachers have the opportunity to create a safe place to open the conversation about mental health and stop the stigma.
How Teachers Can Help:
Teachers can educate themselves on mental health to help benefit their class. Topics can include creating positive environments, different symptoms and illness and how to access resources. Research has shown that mental health can affect academic performance.
There are many guides and programs available to teachers, find a complete list down below and available to download.