School can be tough for anyone, but it can be especially challenging for those impacted by mental health conditions.
Consider these facts:
- 75% of all mental health conditions begin by age 24
- 1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have, or will have, a serious mental illness
First things first: Know the warning signs of mental illness. More mental health resources for students, parents, and teachers are below.
NAMI’s College Guide, with warning signs and tips
Tips on how to help a friend who may be facing mental health challenges
Guide to managing a mental health condition in college
NAMI On Campus program: clubs offering peer support for college students
A Parent’s Guide To Mental Health For College Students
Disability Rights Fact Sheet: Colleges and Universities
For Middle and High School
NAMI On Campus for High Schools
Ensuring Your Child is Supported At School