Mental Health Education

Clarification on the Board of Regent’s adoption of Commissioner’s Regulations on Health Education 
Reviews amendments to Commissioner’s Regulations, Education Law §804 requiring that health education in schools must include instruction in mental health. It also states that the instruction must be designed to enhance student understanding, attitudes and behaviors that promote health, well-being and human dignity. (NYSED Memo, 5/21/18) 

Mental Health Education Literacy: Linking to a Continuum of Well-Being Resources Now Available 
Informative Document and Sample PowerPoint -Informational memo to assist schools in understanding their obligations to expand instruction in mental health. (NYSED Memo, 5/8/18) 

Proposed Amendment to Sections 135.1 and 135.3 of the Commissioner's Regulations Relating to Health Education (NYSED Memo, 1/1/18) 

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