This brief covers key considerations for schools to assess and treat major depression in adolescents. It also describes the costs and benefits of several best-practice, school-based depression strategies appropriate for different MTSS tiers.
Screening & Assessment
Using disaggregated data is vital for ensuing that services and supports promote mental health equity. This Issue Brief provides support for schools and districts to identify populations, leverage existing data sources, and analyze and share results of data. This Issue Brief is designed to support health equity, a key Project AWARE goal.
The SMHRP Toolkit provides best-practice guidance and practical tools and strategies to improve coordination and collaboration both within schools and between schools and other youth-serving agencies.
Youth Thrive is both a research-informed Framework on youth well-being and an action-oriented Initiative, based on the framework, that is designed to better support healthy development and promote well-being for youth in several jurisdiction and with partners across the country.
This webinar brings a discussion by the PSU research team and participating parents of some of the key themes that emerged as well as their recommendations for how the child and family health system can be more supportive to their family relationships. Then three national discussants each discuss the importance of the findings and implications for efforts to advance early relational health with parent voice in the lead.