Fortify Youth Mental Health with Social-Emotional Learning

 ADHD in the News 2021-08-26

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year in the US, roughly one in five children experience a mental disorder (such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder [ADHD], anxiety, or depression).¹ Decades of research findings show that strong social-emotional skills can have positive effects on many outcomes, including mental health.² However, social-emotional learning (SEL) is not used to diagnose or treat psychological conditions, such as ADHD or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).