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.
News and Resources
Support students, families, and communities impacted by bias, hate and violence:
- Supporting Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders Impacted by Racism
- Supporting Muslim Communities
- Supporting Communities Impacted by Violence
- Supporting Transgender Staff and Students
View more resources and events:
- In collaboration with the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), we created the brief Effective School-Community Partnerships to Support School Mental Health.
- View new resources from the Family Run Executive Director Leadership Association (FREDLA) on Advocating for Comprehensive School Mental Health:
- View Assessing Social Influencers of Health and Education, an issue brief created by the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools.
- Join us for free monthly webinars through the School Mental Health Virtual Learning Series Summer 2021. Visit our Webinars pages to learn more.
- Check out our School Mental Health NOW Action Alert!
- Get into SHAPE! Register with the SHAPE system to improve the quality of your school mental health system.
- Register for the virtual 2021 School Health Interdisciplinary Program.
- View the NCSMH June 2021 Newsletter and subscribe to our listserv!