School Mental Health Resource Training Center

School Mental Health Resource Training Center - Educating Students About Mental Health

The Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. (MHANYS) has established the School Mental Health Resource and Training Center to support all NYS public and private schools to implement Chapter 390 of the Laws of 2016, requiring mental health instruction as part of the K-12 health curricula. The Center staff and project partners are committed to helping schools:

  • Comply with the required mental health education of students
  • Identify resources and develop mental health lesson plans/curriculum
  • Develop and implement a plan for professional development
  • Establish community partnerships to support mental health education and services
  • Engage and support families