Mental Health in K–12 Schools: How Tech Can Help
SEPTEMBER 15, 2023
Growing up is hard enough, but kids today live with the added pressure of social media and the aftermath of a global pandemic. “We are seeing an increase in mental health challenges among our younger students, starting in elementary school. We are also seeing an increase in the number of students exhibiting signs of depression and anxiety compared to past years,” says Priti Avantsa, coordinator of mental health and social work services for Fort Bend Independent School District in Texas.