Students with mental illness are often stigmatized and have a harder time succeeding academically than other students. But some schools and districts have made significant progress in reducing the stigma surrounding mental health issues and helping students who struggle with them succeed. In fact, I believe that through adequate support structures and improved communication between teachers, parents, and administrators, every student can fulfill their potential as they grow into successful adults.
Student mental health is a growing issue.
Student mental health is a growing issue. The pressures of school and society have never been greater than they are now, and students are under more pressure than ever before to succeed academically and socially. This can lead to anxiety, depression, or other mental illnesses that affect students’ academic performance and well-being.
In addition to these external factors affecting student mental health, technology has also had an impact on how we interact with each other as humans. There is more access to information than ever before; with this comes increased expectations for what people can do with their lives after graduating high school or college–and sometimes even during those years! Students may feel pressured by social media into appearing perfect all the time when in reality no one is without flaws or problems somewhere along the way (if ever).
What are the signs of a student with mental health problems?
- The student is withdrawn.
- The student has a low mood and may be tearful or sad for no apparent reason.
- The student