• Florida Will Now Require Mental Health Education For Public School Students

    4 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    Florida public schools will now teach a required mental health education class starting in the 6th grade
    Florida public schools are now required to teach mental health education classes starting in the sixth grade. The new ruling states that middle and high school students will receive at least five hours per year of mental health education.
    “Time is a critical factor. Approximately 1 in 5 youth in Florida, and worldwide, experience mental health disorders prior to turning age 25,” according to a statement alongside the ruling. “Mental health literacy components that are key to well-being...
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