This month, Chicago Public Schools is launching the Please Stay suicide prevention and mental health campaign for students in grades 7-12. The initiative comes as the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership unveiled its statewide plan to improve services for families.
Reset learns more about what Illinois schools and leaders are doing to help students prioritize their mental health and what parents can do to support their children.
GUESTS: Susie An, WBEZ education reporter
Dr. Sameer Vohra, interim chairman of the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership
Dr. Niranjan Karnik, director of the Institute for Juvenile Research at University of Illinois Chicago