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Center for MH in Schools &
Student/Learning Supports


About Mental Health in Schools

Embedding MH into Student/Learning Supports

For many years, our Center’s policy analyses have stressed that all narrow agenda for student and learning supports.  All endeavors to expand mental health in schools need to be embedded into a broad concept such as Learning Supports as an essential step in countering the continuing marginalization of such efforts.

For a discussion of this, see the following brief documents:

  • Schools and Mental Health: A Position Statement

  • Time for Straight Talk about Mental Health Services and MH in Schools

  • Embedding Mental Health into a Learning Supports Component:
        An Essential Step for the Field to Take Now   


  • About Student Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Mental Health in School: An Overview

  • Safe Schools and Mental Health: More of the Same or
        an Opportunity to Really Improve Schools


  • New Directions

  • Mental Health in Schools: Moving in New Directions

    For an in-depth discussion of the opportunity to advance mental health in schools during the current crisis and beyond, see
    Embedding Mental Health as Schools Change