The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act will bring needed investments to address the youth mental health crisis, which disproportionately impacts young people of color who lack access to appropriate care. However, reflexively attributing gun violence to mental health challenges furthers a counterproductive narrative that stigmatizes young people…
The U.S. Supreme Court’s will have immediate, grave consequences for the economic security and opportunity of millions—particularly those from communities with low incomes along with people of color and immigrants.
This Mental Health Awareness Month, Congress and the Biden-Harris Administration have the opportunity to create policy solutions that address the oppressive systems contributing to the youth mental health crisis and make bold moves to ensure a safe and hospitable planet.
Teachers are experiencing a mental health crisis that’s pushing them out of the profession. With the transition to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic; attacks on critical race theory and social emotional learning; and the teacher shortage, teaching is more stressful than ever.