New York First State and Mental Health Classes

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From the age of 3 to 12th grade, students in New York will now have to take Mental Health classes. All students in the state of New York will take Mental Health classes. I love this and think it is so important. I wonder is other states like Tennessee will follow suite. Read more by clicking (here).

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TSR Staff: Kyle Anfernee: @Kyle.Anfernee #Roommates, we’ve written a few news articles that’s dealt with mental health issues, and it’s nice to see that New York has launched mandatory mental health classes for all students, becoming the first state to implement this rule. ___________________________________ According to EDM, the law took effect on July 1st, making it officially apart of the education system for all students from K-12 grade. “We need to change attitudes around mental health,” Meredith Coles, PhD, professor of psychology at Binghamton University of the State University of New York, told @NBCNews. “Starting to educate children in schools makes sense.” ___________________________________ Via: There are nine key points that must be taught to all students. Some include identifying signs of mental health problems, resources for help and support, and the negative stigma that—Read More At

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