This is a Safe Schools and Healthy Students (SS/HS) guide to implementing research based mental health promotion and prevention programs in elementary and middle schools. This guide describes seven implementation phases to assist school and community professionals in coming together to improve children’s mental health. Using examples from SS/HS sites, this guide discusses the barriers of the program’s implementation and provides tools and links to resources that can help address these issues.  

Age Group: 
Early Childhood
Elementary
Settings: 
School