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Mental Health In Our Schools and How We Can Help Students

Mental Health In Our Schools and How We Can Help Students

About one in five children in the United States show signs of a mental health disorder – anything from ADHD to eating disorders and suicide.

And yet, as NPR has been reporting in their series on the mental health crisis in U.S. schools, many schools aren’t prepared to work with these students.

When there are enough people to handle the job, how should all the different roles fit together?

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/09/20/459843929/heres-how-schools-can-support-students-mental-health

Michele Rathburn, MAMFT
mrathburn@growcounseling.com

The Perfectionist Child

The Perfectionist Child

A little perfectionist likes order, rules, and thrives on certainty. Perfectionism can start at an early age and when parents or caregivers give these children the support they need, they will thrive. However, it can be challenging to teach young children how to to deal with the inevitable reality that not everything can be achieved…

Our Schools & The Mental Health Crisis

Our Schools & The Mental Health Crisis

Our schools are experiencing a mental health crisis. In any given year, up to one in five kids living in the U.S. shows signs or symptoms of a mental health disorder. What can we do to identify these students within our schools and connect them to the resources they need? In part 1 of a series on…

The Power of Play

The Power of Play

Kids look like small adults. They may even sound like mini grownups sometimes, especially when they get a little sassy or parrot back a parents’ own words to them. However, their brains haven’t matured to the same place that an adult brain has, so they process things and work through them very differently than an…

Back to School with ADHD

Back to School with ADHD

For kids with ADHD, heading back to school can be a very stressful time. They are facing new classmates, a different teacher, and a new schedule, and all of this can combine to cause some significant anxiety around school.This often results in outbursts at home and struggles around getting ready in the morning or completing…

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