In Support of the Students: Making Schools Safe Again

Keeping things the way they are is not tenable.

Gil G. Noam
Mar 15, 2018 · 5 min read

For many children, school is one of the few places they feel safe and supported. But so often, this feeling of being held, cared for, and known does not include all children.

The relationships students build in school with their teachers and peers helps shape their worldview and strengthen their mental health.


Gil G. Noam

Written by

Founder of The PEAR Institute: Partnerships in Education and Resilience at McLean Hospital, Faculty Member at Harvard Medical School. All opinions are my own.

Gil G. Noam

Written by

Founder of The PEAR Institute: Partnerships in Education and Resilience at McLean Hospital, Faculty Member at Harvard Medical School. All opinions are my own.

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