The majority of children and teens who access mental health services do so in a school-based setting. The way in which schools and districts provide these services involves an intricate and coordinated web of federal, state and local agencies — both education and health and human services. This Policy Outline illustrates the ecosystem of agencies that support student mental health, and it includes examples from six states that intentionally coordinate these agencies and services.
Other resources in this line of work are:
This project has been made possible, in part, by a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative DAF, an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
Additionally, see the entire suite of resources on student mental health and wellness here.
PUBLISHED: May 10, 2021
RESOURCE TYPE: Policy Report