October 1, 2022
How to prioritize and uplift students’ mental health

How to prioritize and uplift students’ mental health

How to prioritize and uplift students’ mental health

The third year of a pandemic. Over 600 children and nearly 2,000 teenagers killed or injured as a result of gun violence in 2022 alone. Polarizing rhetoric. Economic fallout.

These are some of the reasons for an uptick in anxiety, depression and other behavioral health conditions among K-12 students, according to Wisconsin-based pediatrics professionals.

“This is yet another school year that’s starting off a little rocky because we’re still looking for the new normal,” Linda Hall, director of the Wisconsin Office of Children’s Mental Health, said. “The disruptions kids experienced when they were doing partially or completely virtual school … have not been healed yet.”

RELATED:Green Bay area kids lost months of learning time during the pandemic. Catching them up could cost millions.


https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2022/08/25/how-prioritize-and-uplift-students-mental-health-back-to-school/10307970002/