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2 States Are Making Teachers Talk About Mental Health. Could This Be a Model?

 


At New Design High School in New York, students spend just as much time in their “Design for Life” class as they do in English and math. Students are required to take the class in the fall and spring semesters during all four years of high school.

In past semesters, students created suicide prevention posters that lined the schools’ hallways. They frequently discuss what to do when feeling sad and how to approach asking for help.

https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/New-York-Virginia-Public-Schools-Now-Required-to-Teach-Students-About-Mental-Health-487429081.html

 

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