Stigma Reduction

Going Green for Mental Health in Schools

2024-04-29T18:39:42-07:00April 29th, 2024|Behavioral Health|

In conjunction with using some of the educational tools included in the Mental Health America 2024 Toolkit, Where to Start, you might choose to Go Green. Green is the “official color for mental health awareness” and “represents renewal, hope and vitality.” Be ready to explain WHY you are displaying green: to demonstrate commitment to mental well-being.

Video: Said No Teen Ever

2024-04-29T15:11:02-07:00April 29th, 2024|Behavioral Health|

Even as we work to educate and empower youth to protect their own mental health, recognize when help is needed, and seek help for themselves or their peers. Still, when a young person is struggling, it is up to us to notice.

Resource: American Academy of Pediatrics

2023-06-07T17:19:29-07:00April 25th, 2023|Behavioral Health|

Building Blocks for Healthy Self Esteem in Kids, from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), via its parent website healthychildren.org, defines “self esteem” as “the way we perceive ourselves,” and tells us that self esteem influences resilience, relationships, motivation, and achievements.

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