This post is of great importance and our Youth needs to understand they have mental health support!
There is no doubt that people who suffer from Mental Health issues, need extra support. Regardless if it comes from a parent, friend, sponsor, or teacher, just having one person to believe in you can drastically increase self-confidence. Increasing self-confidence will increase self-wellness over time.
In particular, students need someone who is willing to call and check in on them once or twice a week at most. This is true for students of just about any age, but high school students in particular. High school can be a rough time and even harder for students who are suffering from mental illnesses that may or may not be diagnosed.
By checking in on the student you are showing them they have someone who cares about them and that they are important to someone.
Parents, make sure you talk to your kids about their mental wellness. Try to understand what they are…
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