Emotional Wellness is a person's ability to cope effectively with life and create satisfying relationships. When a student is Emotionally Well they have a positive attitude, high self esteem, a strong sense of self, and the ability to recognize and share a wide range of feelings to others in a constructive way.
Why Emotional Wellness Matters:
When a person is emotionally well they exhibit:
Creating a System of Care
In June 2016, Governor Sununu signed into law a bill that called for a top-to-bottom review of what behavioral health services are available to kids in NH, how they’re delivered (in schools, in the community and elsewhere), and how to make sure separate agencies are working together to get kids the care they need. Read more about that here!
Central to the success of that law, we are working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services to develop “a delivery system of behavioral health services across the lifespan of children, youth, and adults with behavioral health needs.” Below please find the annual reports of our progress:
Supporting Emotional Wellness in Schools:
Supporting Emotional Wellness in Educators: