CDE continues conversation on mental health investments

Following September’s “Investing in Mental Health” webinar, the California Department of Education hosted a second meeting to continue discussing ways to support students, school staff and families amid disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Oct. 28 event included representatives from the California Department of […]

Mental health investments paving new paths forward

A Sept. 15 webinar, “Investing in Mental Health,” hosted by the California Department of Education,  covered topics including how interagency collaboration can help schools with mental health services, building a school-based metal health workforce, measuring the impact of current investments, and initiatives that are taking […]

California Senate hearing discusses youth mental health as students return to schools

In an Aug. 18 informational hearing, the Senate Education Committee heard from state and local education leaders and advocates about the importance of centering mental wellness and social-emotional learning as students return to the classroom for the 2021–22 school year and a need to connect […]

Student participation key component of Butte County virtual forum on student mental health

On April 22, more than 700 attendees from around Butte County participated in a virtual forum on youth mental health called “End the Silence.” Organized by a coalition of community organizations in partnership with the Butte County Office of Education, the free event was open […]