What creates a safe, supportive learning environment? Experts said restorative justice – a philosophy that emphasizes a community-oriented approach to address wrongdoings, needs and responsibilities of the classroom – is also crucial to a safe school environment.
Why Delaware believes schools, parents are key to preventing more overdoses among kids.
U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory about social media’s impact on youth mental health. While social media can provide benefits for some children and youth, there is a growing body of research about potential harms social media use poses.
June is pride month. Celebrate the ones you love by supporting local businesses, non-profits, and community groups that uplift and enrich the lives of LGBTQIA+ people in Delaware!
DGS establishes at the Community Education Building in Wilmington.
A recent survey by the RCMP found that 31% of Canadian youth say they have been cyberbullied before.
Many children will experience a mental health and/or substance use problem before age 18. In a survey of 80,000 youth around the world, 1 in 4 reported depressive symptoms and 1 in 5 experienced anxiety symptoms.
The crisis of student mental health is much vaster than we realize. Schools surveyed have voiced concerns about student depression, anxiety and trauma.
Gov. John Carney (D) signed 3 mental health bills, implementing more proactive measures to treat mental illness.
There were many things I wish a magic wand could fix. But as a father of three sons and as a public servant, this answer was easy: I’d use it to strengthen families — the basic building block of society — by giving every child in Delaware a safe home and access to affordable, quality health care.
In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Delaware Children’s Department is raising awareness of suicide warning signs and helpful resources, especially during this unprecedented global pandemic. #WorldSuicidePreventionDay, #WSPD, #bethelight, #WSPD2021
May 2021 is the third annual Trauma Awareness Month in Delaware. This year includes a series of webinars, the Compassionate Champion Awards, a State Agency Summit and more events and opportunities to recognize the work taking place across the state.