Promoting and protecting mental health in schools and learning environments
WHO, UNESCO and UNICEF
Five essential pillars for promoting and protecting mental health in schools and learning environments: a briefing note for national governments
Mental health and psychosocial well-being are fundamental to health and well-being, and influence academic, social, and economic outcomes across the lifespan. This short briefing note is intended for policy makers, national governments, mental health and education coalitions and advocates. It outlines key policy recommendations to strengthen education systems to protect and promote the mental health and psychosocial well-being of children and adolescents, including support for their teachers and caregivers.