The innovative and cutting edge approach ESU 5 has implemented in their school districts, has been sought after as a blueprint for future changes in how the education system steps outside the box of traditional education, and finds ways to support students in not only becoming good students, but also healthy individuals, to foster success for the future.
1 in 5 adolescents will be affected by major mental illness in their lifetime
Average time between age of onset of symptoms and age of treatment is 8-10 years
50% of cases of mental illness occur by the age 14
50% of students with major mental illness at age 14 will drop out of school
ESU 5's Mental Health program was featured in the Nebraska Association of School Board December 2018 Board Notes.
Have you checked out ESU 5's Mental Health webpage for additional resources?