The events of the past year have taken a toll on our nation’s mental health, from spring’s COVID-19 school closures to summer’s protests and social unrest. Students across this country were deeply impacted by these events, some more than others. Now, more than ever, it’s important for schools to provide supports and resources to help students deal with the stress and trauma they are experiencing.
This month, GreenNotes explored some of the many ways in which schools are meeting the mental health needs of their students and teachers. Read the latest three articles to learn tips and strategies for addressing student emotional health and teacher self-care. You will also learn how one school is taking a social systems approach to address stress and trauma in the school community.