School social worker Eric Depue has been a witness to vivid, heartbreaking examples throughout his career. The complex scenarios are unbelievable yet often help to explain how environmental influences like abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction take a toll on students’ lives.
However, one aspect Eric is constantly surprised and reminded of is the resiliency of kids For this, his belief in kids today remains unwavered.
In the new multi-episode docuseries, audiences will learn about mental health in public schools, the challenges students face, the social, emotional, and behavioral resources available for students who struggle, and the short- and long-term solutions communities provide.
The goal of the series is to create awareness around mental health and to encourage understanding, empathy, and support for students.
The Mind Inside series explores one of the most pressing and complicated issues in public education today, mental health. Schools are being asked to address immediate and varied needs of students and provide more social, emotional, and behavioral support services than ever before. In Episode One, learn what’s facing students and schools today and how to show empathy, support, and understanding for the students in our community.