School Staffing and the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Today’s students are experiencing record levels of depression and anxiety and many forms of trauma. School-based mental health providers — such as school counselors, social workers, psychologists, and nurses — are often the first to see children who are sick, stressed, traumatized, or have hurt themselves or others. These school-based mental health providers are critical resources for students. Their presence can result in positive outcomes for individual students and improve school safety generally. Read the full report here or view Arizona statistics.