Danya Institute Inc.

Schools

New Vignette Series

  Reimagining Wellness: Preventing Suicide Among Black Boys A four-part vignette series that addresses this acute trend. These short films feature interviews with experts ― a policymaker, school-based mental health program director, senior social impact advisor, and community capacity building manager ― who share their unique perspectives on improving well-being and reducing mental health disparities […]


Teachers & the opioid crisis in WV

From West Virginia University College of Education and Human Services West Virginia struggles with the highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the country. Children whose parents struggle with a substance use disorder bring experiences of neglect, trauma, and mental health issues to school. And teachers are seeing the effects in the classroom.   Within […]


New school tragedy readiness document

After a School Tragedy…Readiness, Response, Recovery, & Resources This resource is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence and trauma. It provides strategies to assist schools with readiness, response, and recovery to help a school community support resilience in the event of a tragedy. It offers places to […]