Supporting Student Mental Wellbeing During the Transition to College

Date: May 21, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM ET/ 10:00 AM PT

The transition to college is a journey that can bring about a variety of emotions and experiences. Although often described as “the best years of your life”, many students struggle with adjusting. By proactively anticipating the mental health needs of students, high schools, family members, and institutions of higher education can do their part to support students during this transformative time.

Watch subject matter experts from EVERFI and the JED Foundation for a discussion on how to prepare and support students as they make the important transition from high school to college.

During this session, you will learn:

  • Research insights and recommendations for supporting student mental well-being
  • Best practices for building a healthy campus community
  • Strategies for providing guidance to students who are navigating the stressors and emotional challenges of college life, including paying for college expenses

Featured Speakers

Erin McClintock| Senior Director of Impact and Education, EVERFI

Sara Gorman | Director, High School Programming, JED

Jessica Orenstein | Senior Manager, High School Programming, JED