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.
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.
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.
The mental health crisis is defined by the family, noted Malia Boone, youth crisis services program manager for Mobile Response and Stabilization Services — especially when dealing with the emotional stress placed upon them now.
“Wylie’s Wishes – Andy’s Story” is the first in a series of books addressing trauma and the child’s journey through treatment.
The main goals are to teach coping mechanisms and reduce stress.
Friendships are an important part of life and a must-have for protecting our mental health. They boost happiness, reduce stress, improve self-confidence and self-worth, and help us cope with traumas.