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:
- Meeting the Mental Health Challenge
- School Counselors Confront Crisis
- School Social Worker: ‘I am an educator’
- School Nurse: ‘We treat the whole child’
- School Psychologist Shows How it Could Be
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
#MIEdChamp – Overcoming obstacles to help students
See more at www.mea.org/miedchamp.