mental health education

NYSED Mental Health Framework

  •      The purpose of this Comprehensive Guide entitled, “Mental Health Education Literacy in Schools: Linking to a Continuum of Well-being”, is to provide educators, school district personnel, parents/guardians, students, and community organizations with information on mental health education provided in schools pursuant to Education Law §804 (see Appendix A: Education Law §804) and Commissioner’s Regulation §135.3 (see Appendix B: Amendment of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education). This document provides guidance for developing effective mental health education instruction in the classroom, that complies with the recent amendments to Education Law §804, while also looking at embedding mental health well-being within the broader context of the entire school’s environment.

     

    MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION LITERACY IN SCHOOLS: LINKING TO A CONTINUUM OF WELL- BEING