Teachers and other educators have a unique role to play both in promoting mental health, and in identifying students who are at possible risk. Because educators see students in “norming” groups not available to parents and other caregivers, they can often more readily pick up on kids who are struggling. This section has practical suggestions for helping students develop good mental health habits and for assisting students who may have a diagnosis. What to Watch—When to Worry is presented again as a quick review.
Web resources for teachers: