Advocates for Mental Health

Advocates for Mental Health

Educators are going above and beyond to meet the mental health needs of our students – a challenge that’s harder than ever during these unprecedented times.

From the February 2022 MEA Voice magazine:

Labor Voices: Student mental health should be a top concern for lawmakers – “There is a mental health crisis enveloping our schools across Michigan, and it’s going to take state leaders working together with parents and educators to secure a brighter future for our students — before it’s too late.” Read more from MEA President Paula Herbart in her March Detroit News column.

Teachers need tools, resources, and time to help students with trauma – First-person account by veteran Romulus educator Tavia Redmond on resources needed to address student trauma.

MEA Voice Special Report: Putting a Spotlight on Student Mental Health

Photo Story: Therapy Dogs Build Special Bonds

#MIEdChamp – Overcoming obstacles to help students

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