Children spend more than 1,000 hours in school each year. As teachers, coaches and school administrators, you know that mental well-being plays an important part in a child’s academic success.
Linda Farrell, a visual arts teacher at Columbus City Preparatory School for Girls (CCPSG), combined the message of the importance of mental health and the icons from On Our Sleeves into an art lesson on Pablo Picasso’s “Blue Period” for her classroom.
Share these wellness tips with yours students to help them manage their mental health during the school day.
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Pediatricians are in an optimal position to see early warning signs and recommend treatment.
An estimated 20 percent of children struggle with mental health illness. As awareness grows, the call for primary care physicians to play a leading role in care grows louder.
A primary care provider’s ability to identify and treat symptoms associated with trauma can increase positive outcomes for patients and families.
Pediatric primary care systems can address mental and emotional health outcomes of juvenile justice involvement before, during and after an event.
As increasing numbers of pediatric patients require behavioral health care, primary care providers look to integrate behavioral health providers in their practice.
Experts say open conversations with kids about suicide could save lives.