Children often have difficulty concentrating or learning while they are grieving. They may benefit from the support of a teacher or peer. Helping them through the loss of a loved one can be difficult, but this guide offers helpful information on how to make the transition easier for them and ways to approach the subject in… Read more »
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NEA Healthy Futures wants to keep schools safe, especially during a crisis. Natural disasters, accidents that claim student or educators lives and violent acts can shake a school community to its core. Ultimately, it will be you and your fellow school community members who will work to restore balance. We’re encouraging all school communities to… Read more »
Grief, Loss and Trauma Grief is an emotion that all of us will experience at one time in our lives. Research shows that seven out of 10 teachers have a student affected by loss in their classroom. The challenges associated with grief can lead to missed school days, a loss of concentration and falling behind in school… Read more »
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices, and it is integrally linked to our physical health. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood…. Read more »
Research shows seven out of 10 teachers have a student affected by loss in their classroom. We know that the challenges associated with grief can lead to missed school days, a loss of concentration, and falling behind in school work.