Mental Health Supports
The HEART Collective's overall mission is to help schools and districts create and sustain compassionate school communities that fosters respect, promotes equity, and improves the resilience of students and staff so that they can lead more productive and healthier lives. Our curated mental health resources can help anyone suffering from a mental illness take positive steps toward recovery.
Talking to Children About Mental Health
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) notes that "talking with children mental health can feel uncomfortable. This can be due to the stigma involved, lack of information or even fears of possible blame (NAMI 2022)." One of the best ways to reduce stigma around mental illness is to openly talk with children and youth about their emotional health. Check out some of the resources we suggest to help you start the conversation.
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