Mental Health

Our Recent issue of Vanguard Magazine on Student Mental Health Screenshot 2018-04-13 14.50.12


 More and More Children Are Feeling Anxious. This Graphic Novelist Is Trying to Help.

New York Times 

A Rise In Depression Among Teens And Young Adults Could Be Linked To Social Media Use


Nearly 1 in 5 teens seriously considers suicide. Can schools offer relief?


Why Principals Need to Make Student Mental Health a Priority

Education Week

Student Trauma Is Widespread. Schools Don’t Have to Go It Alone

Olga Acosta Price and Wendy Ellis for Education Week

Everyday trauma reshapes Rochester schools’ approach to teaching and supervision

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

Anxiety: Why It’s Different From Stress


In High School, the Kids Are Not All Right

By David Tow for Edutopia 

Treating Mental Health Issues in School – A Multi-Pronged Approach

By Linda Bille, LCSW-R, School Social Worker, Averill Park Central School District


ACE – Adverse Childhood Experiences and using the ACE study to become a Trauma Informed School

Resilience – Trailer of a documentary discussing the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.

Treating Childhood Trauma

Oprah Winfrey reports on how trauma plays a role in childhood development and what new methods are being used to help kids who have experienced it.