Mental Health

Archived Webinar: Pushing Educational Boundaries: Student Recommendations for Spending American Rescue Plan Funds

This archived webinar features their instrumental recommendations to help all students achieve educational success and incorporate student voices in decision-making.

Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation in Vulnerable Communities

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will invest more than $1.6 billion from the American Rescue Plan to support testing and mitigation measures in high-risk congregate settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and detect and stem potential outbreaks.

School-Based Strategies for Addressing the Mental Health and Well-Being of Youth in the Wake of COVID-19

This guidance identifies school-based strategies for addressing the mental health and well-being challenges among youth that arose during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month: May 2021

This May, find out how connectedness, school climate, and family engagement can protect adolescent mental health.

Children’s Mental Health Awareness (CMHA) Day: May 7, 2021

In 2021, CMHA Day is a special opportunity to reflect on the unique challenges of the past year and the ways that systems could better meet the needs of children, youth and young adults, and families in future years.

Resource: 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results

The 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System results present a promising picture for some behaviors and experiences among high school students; however, other areas reveal that teens are still engaging in behaviors that put them at risk.

Resources: School-Based Health Care Awareness Month

These resources were created and curated for February's National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month.

Resources for Professionals and Others Supporting Young People During Times of Uncertainty

This webpage from the Child Welfare Information Gateway shares resources on how professionals and other caring adults can support young people who are in their care during times of uncertainty.

Resource: State COVID-19 Response: Youth with Disabilities

This webpage provides information on how states are providing valuable structure, development, training and a sense of community during the pandemic through assistive technology, distance learning, family engagement, individualized education programs, mental health, telehealth, and transition services. Learn more.