Match disadvantaged or at-risk youth with volunteer mentors in school or community settings
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Education", "Some Evidence", and "Create environments that support learning"
Combine academic, physical health, mental health, and social service resources in schools for students and families via partnerships with community organizations; also called community learning centers
Delay school start times for middle and high schools to better align with adolescent sleep-wake cycles; often until after 8:30 or 9:00 a.m.
Help students process trauma exposure and develop coping skills through individual or small group counseling with mental health professionals or school staff with trauma-specific training
Adopt a multi-tiered approach within schools to address the needs of trauma-exposed youth, including school-wide changes, screenings, and individual intensive support
Deliver a curriculum-based program that helps all students learn to recognize warning signs of suicide in themselves and others in a school setting