Department of Prevention & Intervention1350 M Street, Fresno, CA 93721 Phone: (559) 457-3940Fax: (559) 457-3373
There are approximately over 16 million children diagnosed with a mental disorder such as ADHD, behavior problems, anxiety, or depression−and 38% have experienced more than one type of traumatic event, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Furthermore, societal pressures and environmental factors present challenges in the overall wellbeing of young people. Students and families may experience a time where social and emotional support is warranted. Fresno Unified School District has services throughout the district offered by trained staff at various school sites that can provide the appropriate supportive services.
*While no student is immune, some face increased risk*
*If you see a warning sign, seek help immediately*
*It is important to remember the signs and risk factors listed are generalities. Not all students who contemplate or die by suicide will exhibit these kinds of symptoms AND not all students who exhibit these behaviors are suicidal*