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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, May 9, 2012

Learn how you can participate in National Children's Mental Health Day on May 9

School Psychology and Mental Health

School Psychologists and Mental Health Services
Removing Barriers to Learning and Improving School Outcomes
The Importance of School Mental Health Services (NASP Position Statement)
School-Based Mental Health Services Promote Academic Success


Mental Health and Academic Achievement
School Mental Health Services: Fact Sheet
Mental Health and Mental Health Care Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Looking Beyond Psychopathology: The Dual-Factor Model of Mental Health in Youth
Promoting Children's Mental Health: Reform Through Interdisciplinary and Community Partnerships

Resilience and Wellness Promotion

NASP-Fishful Thinking Partnership
Supporting Children's Mental Health: Tips for Parents and Educators
Responding to the Mental Health Needs of Students
Transformative Leadership for Social-Emotional Learning
Schoolwide Methods for Fostering Resiliency
Self-Concept and Self-Esteem in Adolescents

Crisis and Safety

Bullying Prevention and Intervention
Making School Safe for Sexual Minority Students
Helping Children Cope in Unsettling Times: Tips for Parents and Educators
PTSD: Coping After a Crisis
Suicide Clusters and Contagion
Suicide Prevention and Intervention
Preventing Youth Suicide: Tips for Parents and Educators
Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

Mental Illness and Addictive Behaviors

Bipolar Disorder: Educational Implications for Secondary Students
Depression: When It Hurts to Be a Teenager
Eating Disorders: Prevention Is Worth Every Ounce
Gambling in Childhood and Adolescence: A Guide for Parents
Mood Disorders: What Parents and Teachers Should Know
Steroids in Adolescence: The Cost of Achieving a Physical Ideal
Stress in Children and Adolescents: Tips for Parents
Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependency in Adolescence
Understanding and Responding to Students Who Self-Mutilate