Mental Health Services
July 29, 2022Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Two New Actions to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis
Our nation's young people are facing an unprecedented mental health crisis. Even before the pandemic, rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts among youth were on the rise. The pandemic exacerbated those issues, disrupting learning, relationships, and routines and increasing isolation—especially among our nation's young people.
May 18, 2022Building on President Biden's Unity Agenda, Education Department Urges Colleges to Use American Rescue Plan Funds to Provide Mental Health Supports to Students
Today, the U.S. Department of Education published new guidance to assist institutions in providing mental health supports for students, faculty, and staff. The guidance will help colleges support students as they navigate mental health challenges exacerbated by the pandemic.