Millions of students are heading back to school with a challenge they didn't have to face last year.
The more contagious delta variant is fueling a nationwide COVID-19 surge that's sending younger people to hospitals — including children.
When students walk through the doors of the Dodge City Community College Student Achievement and Resources Center (SARC), they can expect a calm, relaxed environment for tutoring, advising, studying and study hall.
Thousands of students at Kansas’s public universities have sought out mental health treatment, to the point that the Kansas Board of Regents says schools are spending more money on such care — though it couldn’t provide an exact total.
Discusses the role of statewide coalitions on prevention efforts on campuses. The author is the project director of Missouri Partners in Prevention, Missouri’s statewide coalition funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, and serves as a senior coordinator in the Wellness Resource Center at the University of Missouri.
With the training, teachers at the Missouri college will acquire the skills they need to address mental health challenges and guide their students to get the help they need. It is offerings its teachers an opportunity to become certified in mental health first aid.