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WPTV, ABC 5: Study shows confidence low in schools’ ability to address youth mental health

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WPTV, ABC 5 – January 3, 2023

By Vanessa Misciagna

According to numbers released in December by Effective School Solutions, an organization that provides mental health assistance to schools, many school administrators say the mental health problem in schools is getting worse.

Thirty-six percent of both urban and suburban schools say students’ mental health is worse now than it was in 2021, and 55% of rural schools say the same.

While 40% of school administrators say they are confident in their district’s ability to handle the need, only 16% of parents agree.

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