• Break Free From Depression
     
    Learn How We're Addressing Mental Health with Our Students
    All teens face emotional and psychological challenges as they grow into young adults. A great deal of their behavior, thoughts, and feelings are a normal part of this major developmental transition. Yet, students' responses to these challenges can vary from disabling disorders and transient problems to amazing resilience. Studies have shown there is a strong connection between emotional health and academic progress. Students who are battling with emotional issues cannot learn as well as students who are happy, healthy, and able to devote their full attention to their coursework. Therefore, addressing our students' social and emotional needs throughout this exciting and challenging time of their lives is an important part of the programming at BVT.
     
    Our school counselors will address important mental health topics, such as stress, anxiety, depression, and suicide with our student body in the following ways:

    Freshmen
    • Break Free from Depression Curriculum
    • Brief Screening for Adolescent Depression  

    Sophomores
    • Break Free From Depression Review Lesson   
    • Building Wellness Lesson

    Juniors
    • Break Free from Depression Review Lesson 
    • Brief Screening for Adolescent Depression  

    Seniors
    • Accessing Mental Health Support after High School Presentation
     
     
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  • Important Dates
     
     
    Tuesday, January 30th
    Deadline to opt-out of the
    Brief Screening for Adolescent Depression
     
    Break Free from Depression Pre-Test/Intro

    Wednesday, January 31st
    Break Free from Depression
    Module 1: Psychoeducation
     
    Thursday, February 1st
    Break Free from Depression
    Module 2: Viewing the Documentary 

    Friday, February 2nd
    Break Free from Depression
    Module 3: Debriefing the Documentary,
    Module 4: Coping Skills, and Post-Test

    Tuesday, February 6th
    Brief Screening for
    Adolescent Depression