Pennsylvania

Learn more about what Pennsylvania is doing to increase opportunities for youth and young adults with disabilities as they transition to employment or post-secondary education!

COVID-19 Response:

Mental Health and Well-Being Resources

Summary: The Pennsylvania Department of Education has created a comprehensive list of mental health resources related to COVID-19. These resources instruct parents on talking to children about COVID-19, maintaining emotional wellness during a pandemic and hotlines for mental health crises.

Operated by: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Topic: Mental Health

Staff and Student Wellness Guide

Summary: This web page discusses the guidelines for schools engaging with families virtually. Specifically, it requires schools to consistently communicate with families over families’ preferred communication medium. It lists required mental health services for staff (such as required days off), required mental health services for students (such as tele counseling services), and provides resources for assisting students with mental health related concerns.

Operated by: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Topic: Family Engagement, Mental Health