Join me and many others that are adding a green ribbon to our email signatures during the month of May to promote awareness!
Jerry Mack, PrincipalChadron High SchoolChadron, NE 69337
Blog: mackematics.blogspot.comTwitter: jerry_mack
In addition, wear green on May 9th for Children's Mental Health Awareness Day!
Additional Information:Promoting Student Mental Health - Online Article
Changing the Conversation About Mental Health - Online Article
Student Related Trends:Juvenile justice.Of the youth in local or state juvenile justice centers, 70 percent have a mental illness.Mental illness in suicide.Suicide is the third leading cause of death in students aged 10–24, with 90 percent of those dying by suicide having an underlying mental illness.
School drop outs.
37 percent of students aged 14 or older with a mental health issue drop out of school.