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Supporting Minds Strategies at a Glance

Knowledge of common mental health concerns and classroom strategies can help educators foster a mentally healthy classroom for every student. This guide provides at-a-glance information to help educators provide targeted support.

The resource includes information on common mental health concerns that are routinely observed at school: 

  • anxiety  
  • mood  
  • attention and hyperactivity/impulsivity 

It offers practical ideas for helping educators in the classroom to: 

  • support by offering accommodations and modifications to help students to be successful in the classroom 
  • bolster by helping to build skills and strategies for supporting mental health