The Education Department on Friday issued the second volume of its COVID-19 guidelines to address the emotional and mental-health impact of the pandemic on America's students.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-13
Before COVID, Perkins was no stranger to struggle, with 95 percent of students qualifying for free or reduced-price meals and a third being homeless... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-13
Source: News
By Kristen Taketa
By Benjamin F. Miller and Jonah C. Cunningham Winston Churchill is credited with saying “never let a good crisis go to waste.”  While we would not argue that the COVID-19 pandemic has been good, there is an opportunity within this crisis to rebuild our neglected mental health and substanc... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-12
A year of school shutdowns and family trauma leads to social isolation, stress and mental-health issues.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-11
By Andrea Petersen | Photographs by Maria Alejandra Cardona for The Wall Street Journal
"We need to open our eyes to the fact that this is going on," said one psychiatry professor, who found many parents do not know when their children are in crisis.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-08
By Tyler Kingkade and Elizabeth Chuck
The San Francisco Board of Education unanimously committed this week to fully reopening all district schools in time for the start of the fall semester. During a lengthy meeting that ran late into the evening, on Tuesday,  the board also voted to suspend a contentious push to rename 44 of... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-07
Source: KQED News
By Jon Brooks
Getting young people politically involve requires people to be willing to those who disagree with them, according to BridgeUSA's Ross Irwin.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-07
Source: Newsweek
To meet the emerging crisis, San Francisco is expanding a mobile response team that...... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-06
By Emma Talley
A large study of European residents, one of the first to look at the effects of growing up amid financial strain, family conflict – or both – links those kinds of childhood adversities to a wide range of social and health difficulties in adulthood. By John Kelly This post Study:... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-05
Source: The Imprint
By John Kelly
By Sarah Crow and Christina Altmayer Revamping Medicaid policies to improve young children’s social and emotional health and address health care inequities is particularly critical in California, where over half of children ages 0 to 5 have Medicaid coverage (known as Medi-Cal, in California), and two-thirds are children of color.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-05
By Guest
Children seeking mental health care are likely to stay in emergency rooms longer than they would have a decade earlier, according to a recent study of 2005 to 2015 data.  An analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care...... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-05
By jcoleman@thehill.com (Justine Coleman)
In a new national survey, high school educators and students talk about mental health challenges and supports they need during the pandemic.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-01
By Sarah D. Sparks covers education research, data, and the science of learning for Education Week.
Federal Departments/Agencies U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Elementary and Secondary Education,Norris Dickard, Paul Kesner and Kimberly LightsOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Programs, Rene Bradley U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesOffice of Intergovernmental and External Affairs/Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives, Ben O’DellOffice of the Secretary/Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-01
The city of Reno is offering free services through the app to all residents, with the exception of young children. Not everyone is pleased.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-01
Source: STAT
High school students have spent a year away from friends, sports and clubs. Yet many are opting to continue learning from home.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-01
Source: California
By Melissa Gomez
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges for young people and staff at youth-serving organizations that provide education and training, employment, and mental health services. Challenges are more pronounced for youth who may lack access to digital devices and conducive learning environments or who must balance program participation, work, and... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-31
By Amanda Briggs, Shayne Spaulding, Natalie Spievack, Ayesha Islam, Theresa Anderson
Faces of victims of Covid-19 are projected onto the Brooklyn Bridge during a memorial service called “A Covid-19 Day of Remembrance” on March 14, 2021, in New York City. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images Millions of Americans have lost relatives and friends. We need to pay attention to the science and... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-30
Source: Vox - All
By Brian Resnick
Social isolation has been linked to poorer physical and mental health, but scientists are finally starting to understand its neurological impact.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-30
Source: Wired
By Matt Reynolds, WIRED UK
Jack Green lost his on-campus classes at UC Irvine, his beloved water polo and in-person friendships, his parents say... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-30
By Allyson Escobar
COVID-19 brought immense feelings of stress, worry, fear, anger, loneliness, and for many, grief. Take a look at how the virus has impacted the mental health of people around the country.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-29
Source: Newsweek
The psychological toll on young people of months in isolation and great global suffering is becoming more clear after successive lockdowns.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-27
By Elian Peltier and Isabella Kwai
Social restrictions, limits on nonessential businesses, and unemployment were the most commonly cited factors, the CDC study found.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-27
Source: Newsweek
A boost into adulthood is the least we can do given that we've asked our children to sacrifice one of the best years of their lives. They largely came through for us. Now it's time we return the favor.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-26
Source: Newsweek
We can find real solutions to gun violence if we recognize the trauma it causes.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-26
By Madison Armstrong and Jennifer Carlson
If Medi-Cal cuts reimbursement for telephone visits, it will undo gains made in expanding healthcare access for the most vulnerable.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-25
By Sirina Keesara and Anastasia Coutinho
The thought of suicide is terrifying, but we have to make talking about it a part of everyday life.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-25
By Pamela Morris
We spoke with Jevon Wilkes, executive director of the California Coalition for Youth, about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected transitional-age youth (16–24) and the importance of connecting them with basic resources and key supports.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-24
As educators in the United States consider student mental health, what are they finding works best to help young people persevere?... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-24
By Chelsea Sheasley
Wednesday: The Natomas Unified School District has a celebrated mental health program. But the pandemic is taking a toll.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-24
By Erin Chessin and Brett Marsh