Welcome from Our Executive Director – Susan Ciminelli

Welcome to White Waves Education Consulting.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. Join the conversation.

“NAMI believes that providing education and support—and advocating for better care and treatment—is critical to getting people on a path of recovery,” said Angela Kimball, Acting CEO of NAMI. “This year, during Mental Health Month in May, we’re asking you to tell us why you care using the hashtags #WhyCare and #NAMIcares to join the conversation with examples of what you are doing personally or in your community.”

Key Mental Health Statistics Include:

  • 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. lives with a mental health condition.
  • 1 in 25 (11.2 million) adults in the U.S. lives with a serious mental illness.
  • 46.6 million adults in the U.S. face the day-to-day reality of living with a mental illness.
  • Half of all lifetime mental health conditions begin by age 14 and 75% by age 24, but early intervention programs can help.

For additional information about Mental Health Month and to access WhyCare? resources, please visit nami.org/WhyCare

Check out resources from the ERIE COUNTY ANTI STIGMA COALITION

Join the Conversation

It’s a sign of strength; not weakness. 💪🏼#bestrong #mentalhealth#mentalillness#mentalhealthmatters#letstalkstigma  https://t.co/3t3TNpVBmf


About White Waves Education Consulting –

We provide teacher training and consultation services with a focus on trauma-informed practices that improve both school climate and student academic performance.

White Waves Education Trauma-Informed Schools Training:

  • Childhood Trauma, It’s Prevalence and Impact in Schools
  • Bringing Down the Barriers that Hinder Progress in School Culture
  • Utilizing Brain Science to Teach Effectively and Dispel Myths than Undermine Success
  • Collaborative and Proactive Solutions – Proven Effective for Challenging Student Behaviors

For more information, visit our content site at https://traumasensitiveclassrooms.com/

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