Nassau ֱ Mental & Behavioral Health Services and Supports

Nurturing the Well-being of the Educational Community: Empowering Health and Support

  • Welcome to Nassau ֱ Mental, Brain & Behavioral Health and Social Emotional Learning Services: Promoting Mental Health and Wellness

    At Nassau ֱ, we are deeply committed to fostering a supportive and nurturing environment that places a high priority on mental health and wellness in education. We recognize that the well-being of students is crucial to their overall success and happiness. To that end, we have developed a comprehensive framework that integrates mental health support into every facet of our educational system.

    Our website serves as an overview of our regional approach to mental health and wellness. Here, you will find a wealth of valuable information, resources, and programs designed to support the mental well-being of students, educators, and the wider community.

    We firmly believe that promoting mental health starts with cultivating a culture of understanding, empathy, and inclusivity. Through our regional education system, we actively work towards creating a supportive environment where students feel valued, safe, and empowered to seek help when needed. We collaborate closely with educators, mental health professionals, and community partners to establish robust support systems that address the diverse needs of our students.

    On our website, you will discover:

    1. Comprehensive Mental Health Initiatives: Explore our evidence-based programs and initiatives that focus on mental health awareness, prevention, and early intervention. Our proactive strategies emphasize resilience-building, emotional intelligence, and coping skills among students.

    2. Professional Development Opportunities: Access our professional development resources tailored specifically for educators and school staff. These resources provide the necessary tools and knowledge to effectively support student mental health and create a positive learning environment. We provide targeted training for educators in Restorative Practices, Threat/Risk Assessment, and Erin's Law/Sexual Abuse and Trafficking Prevention.

    3. Community Partnerships: Learn about our collaborative efforts with local mental health organizations, community groups, and government agencies. Through these partnerships, we enhance access to mental health services, coordinate care, and create a seamless support network for students and families.

    4. Resources: Take advantage of our curated resources for teachers and support staff. These resources include valuable information on promoting mental well-being both at home and in the school environment. You will also find guidance on recognizing and addressing mental health concerns, along with access to helplines and support services.

    5. Research and Data Collection: Our School Climate service offers climate surveys and data analysis for school districts. By assessing your district's areas of strength and areas in need of attention, we help you gain insights into the perceptions of your district's intentions for a positive school climate. We assist in evaluating faculty morale, student engagement levels, and more. With the latest research and data analysis, our climate experts guide your district in forming a comprehensive plan tailored to your unique needs. We provide longitudinal reporting to evaluate the progress and effectiveness of climate initiatives.

    At Nassau ֱ, mental health and wellness are integral to our educational mission. We invite you to explore our website and join us in creating a nurturing and supportive environment where every student can thrive academically, emotionally, and socially. Together, we can build a brighter future for our entire community.


Grants for Mental Health & Safety

  • Grant Opportunities

    • - NYSED
    • - Department of Health and Human Services