One out of every five teens in the United States suffer from mental illness.1
As fellow educators, Gale understands that it’s our responsibility to care for the whole child, and nearly all educators agree that social and emotional support for students has never been more important than it is now. However, only 15 percent of those surveyed said they feel very comfortable addressing students' emotional needs.2 That's why Gale provides practical content for educators and students as they face tough topics and build supportive environments.
Discover Cameron's Collection and Cameron's Camp for Wellness
In conjunction with the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation and representing its mission, Gale curated a mental health and wellness digital library that offers age-appropriate mental health resources. Cameron's Collection and Cameron's Camp for Wellness provide support, education, best practices, and guidance as students and their families navigate through mental health and wellness concerns—while offering best practices to develop healthy life habits.
Support Students with Other eBooks
Additional titles in Gale eBooks collections span a wide range of topics and health issues, including ADHD, alcohol, anorexia, anxiety, bipolar disorder, bulimia, caregiving, cutting, depression, divorce, eating disorders, homelessness, obsessive-compulsive disorder, self-injury, stress, substance abuse, and suicide. All support social and emotional learning curriculum and bring empathy education into the classroom—and beyond.
Many of the books in Gale eBooks collections provide educators and parents with suggestions regarding professional help on mental health and wellness, such as where to go and how to find additional information. While the SEL education eBooks help to facilitate conversations and develop curricular competencies, students can also access this content on their own anytime. Schools own the titles after purchasing them, and can add titles as they become available to meet the evolving needs of students and educators.
Cultivate Essential Life Skills
Our students’ needs go beyond SEL. According to the 2020 “Future of Jobs” research study conducted by the World Economic Forum, life skills—including critical thinking, problem-solving, and working well with others—are in greatest demand by employers today and, therefore, are crucial to student success.3 Gale’s digital materials support and equip educators to develop these essential skills in their students and ensure that they are both career and future ready.
Gale In Context: For Educators supports social development at the elementary, middle, and high school levels with age-appropriate content. Educators can select lessons that are specifically designed to teach a variety of these skills, including:
- Social awareness
- Responsible decision-making
- Effective communication
- Conflict management
Together, we can support students and educators with trusted digital content. Contact us to take the first step toward building stronger, healthier school communities.