The United States is facing a mental health crisis, particularly when it comes to youth mental health. Suicide rates are rising, and one in six young adults, teens and children are diagnosed with a mental health disorder.

“Empathy and Empowerment” recognizes that cafeteria staff, who witness nearly all students pass through their cafeteria each day, are in a unique position to recognize and reach out to students who might be struggling. Hear from a school nutrition director about her experience with youth mental health training for cafeteria staff, and learn how similar trainings can empower your staff to help when students need it most.

Cover of SN Plus, "Empathy and Empowerment"

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