San Jose Spotlight: San Jose schools are link to student mental health services

The COVID-19 pandemic has left an astounding level of youth and teens with emotional problems that have migrated from homes into San Jose schools.

The crisis has sent school administrators scrambling to find mental health care professionals to deal with student disengagement, chronic absenteeism, disciplinary problems and the tragic loss of students by suicide. Yet, it’s this same environment where students are 10 to 21 times more likely to seek out emotional support, according to the Santa Clara County Office of Education. View the full story at this link.