Schools: the mental health system for 80 % of children

School Nurses Can Be Mental Health ‘Detectives’ But They Need Help
September 3, 2016
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/09/03/478835294/school-nurses-can-be-mental-health-detectives-but-they-need-help

Schools function as the mental health system for up to 80 percent of children who need help, according to the American Association of Pediatrics.

related:
School is “where they can feel powerful because they are completely powerless at home.”
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/09/03/491204888/how-domestic-violence-in-one-home-affects-every-child-in-a-class

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