Transforming Student Lives Through High-Quality Mental Health Programs
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ESS partners with school districts to help them implement culturally inclusive mental health and behavioral support programs that improve care, strengthen outcomes, address trauma, and maintain students in their home district.
Because every child deserves to reach their full potential.
ESS offers a multi-tiered approach to K-12 Mental Health Care
We provide clinical programs, professional learning, and consulting services to help districts introduce mental health best practices and build a mental health continuum that supports the needs of every student.
The MTSS Framework for
Mental Health Programs in Schools
The ESS Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Framework for Mental Health provides educators with a common vision for organizing mental health support structures to ensure that every student is getting differentiated treatment based on the intensity of need.
ESS provides a holistic approach to mental health and behavioral support.
Addressing the mental health epidemic facing our young people is vital, especially in a post pandemic world.
Even before COVID-19, there was a mental health crisis. Over the past decade, children and adolescents experienced an increase in mental health challenges.
of youth ages 13 to 18-years had a mental health disorder.
of 12 to 17-years-old experienced a major depressive episode in 2019, compared to 8% in 2009.
increase in deaths by suicide among youth between 2014-2017.
increase in ER visits for mental health issues among 12-17 year-olds between March and October 2020.