SEL for Everyone
A dash of Mindfulness-based SEL for everyone!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Did you know:
- 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year, but less than half get treatment
- 1 in 20 U.S. adults experiences a serious mental illness each year, but less than two-thirds get treatment.*
- 1 in 6 U.S. youth experience a mental health condition each year, but only half get treatment.
- The average delay between onset of mental illness symptoms and treatment is 11 years. • 55% of U.S. counties do not have a single practicing psychiatrist.*
Did you also know, you're not alone! Let's raise awareness about the importance of taking care of our mental health and stomping out the stigma! We will post weekly for to focus on Mental Health Awareness Month!
Be well & breathe,
Liane Benedict & Kate Ginney
Let's Join Together!
Attention Valued Newsletter Audience
When most people are listening, they aren’t actually "listening". Their minds are elsewhere – either preparing what they are going to say next or waiting for the other person to finish speaking. Read to explore ways to enhance your listening skills.
Modeling SEL for Students
A Faculty Meeting Activity to facilitate Staff members collectively brainstorming how they can model each SEL competency in their interactions with students.
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