It is not that parents do not want to engage with school-based mental health professionals, it is more like we are not properly engaging them.
Identifying signs of mental illness, and acknowledging there might be a problem, is the first step toward getting help.
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Why I Decided to Be Open with My Students About My Mental Illness
From Isolation to Community and Change
Giving Support to Individuals in the Criminal Justice System
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text "NAMI" to 741741
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