Students with Mental Health Needs

As part of the Institute for Educational Leadership’s Rise Up for Equity: A VIRTUAL Summit on Community Schools & Family Engagement, Y-TAC presented and facilitated a conversation on “Supporting Students’ Mental Health Needs”.   

Click here to access the presentation.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Define mental health terms
  • List the assumptions about individuals with mental health symptoms  
  • Highlight common warning signs of youth experiencing mental health challenges  
  • Outline how professionals can best support youth with mental health needs


Letitia Labrecque  Executive Director, NAMI Valley of the Sun

Carly Fahey  Project Manager, Youth and Civic Engagement Initiative, Institute for Educational Leadership

Ebony Rempson  Transition and Disability Intern, Institute for Educational Leadership

Karin Grandon  Y-TAC Technical Assistance Liaison, Institute for Educational Leadership