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National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH)

Welcome to the National Center for School Mental Health.

The mission of the National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH) is to strengthen policies and programs in school mental health to improve learning and promote success for America's youth. From its inception in 1995, the Center's leadership and interdisciplinary staff has promoted the importance of providing mental health services to children, adolescents, and families directly in schools and communities.


Events, webinars, and trainings:

Supporting students, families, and communities impacted by bias, hate, and violence: 

New resources:

Restart, Renew resources: Free guides for students and educator sessions to check-in and cope during COVID-19

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Returning to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic 
University of Maryland Children's Hospital