Beginning and attending college or graduate school can be a major life transition for many students. It especially becomes difficult, however, for students with mental illness who move away from... Read more »
The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) tracks trends and developments in issues related to school climate and conditions for learning through online media sites, blogs, syndication and aggregation services, and other news resources from local, regional, and national media outlets. Browse this ongoing collection of posts to learn about what’s happening in communities near you and across the nation.
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For the last 3 years, Signing Day has grown to recognize 199 students pursuing 33 career and technical programs.
School counselors help guide students with academics, college applications and social matters with other students. Increasingly, however, they are also helping students deal with mental health... Read more »
Today’s fast-paced, on-demand world offers immense opportunity -- and plenty of distraction. Tuning out worries and remaining focused can be especially difficult for children, many of whom feel... Read more »
Lisa Ballinger, a social worker clinic specialist for Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System’s Psychiatry and Counseling Unit, said the emotional wellbeing of college students is a growing concern in... Read more »
Students in rural Dickinson, ND, will soon be able to use telehealth to meet with a psychiatrist hundreds of miles away. The virtual care platform augments the district's available counseling... Read more »
It's finals week for thousands of college students, which means all-nighters and tons of caffeine to get through. But many are turning to something more dangerous to give them that heart pumping... Read more »
The authors of the study published in the journal Pediatrics looked at the results of surveys completed between 2001 and 2014 by almost 5 million middle- and high-school students from about 5,000... Read more »
After the deaths of two students, some say children may be too young to make such decisions; praise for those who step forward.
Mental health specialists working in Butte County schools say they're seeing a second wave of trauma from survivors. But there aren't enough counselors to help all of the students, teachers and... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University is creating a center to help educators deal with the increasing concerns over school safety and pressures from parents and legislators to put armed personnel and metal... Read more »
There’s little doubt that “wraparound” services — tutoring, counseling, child care, transportation and other non-instructional services — can help students, especially those at community colleges... Read more »
College isn’t easy. And for many students, classes and studying are just one part of their lives. Work, family and other obligations also claim time and energy. Here’s how some CSU campuses are... Read more »
The College Promise Campaign this week released a landscape crosswalk of existing programs supporting Latino students. It’s part of an effort by the non-profit — and partner Excelencia in... Read more »
With funding provided by the University of California system, individual campuses have undertaken a range of strategies to address the problem—including food pantries, free food cafes, and efforts... Read more »
Sixteen colleges from seven states have strengthened their commitment to improving student success by becoming part of the Achieving the Dream (ATD) National Network.
The shooting will likely have long-lasting mental health effects in a state that has dealt with similar events several times before, from Columbine and the Aurora Theater Shooting.
The amply stocked West Wardrobe store on the community college campus is part of a statewide and national trend that seeks to meet students’ basic needs beyond financial aid for tuition.
University of Iowa will require all new students to learn techniques to help peers who are suicidal. Officials say it's the first program of its kind in the country.
Girls are more often bullied than boys and are more likely to consider, plan, or attempt suicide, according to new research.