Ford Heights School District 169 Office: (708) 758-1370

Mental Health among adolescents has been a growing topic. It has always been on the forefront, but since the pandemic, mental health issues in adolescents have been on the rise. FHSD169 is working hard to support this within our buildings by providing safe schools and supportive environments. We do our best to link students with mental health services when the situation arises. We are providing Social Emotional Learning and are training staff to better handle certain situations. As a parent, you might wonder what you can do to help support your adolescent at home. Here are some tips:

Here are some websites that can also help:

Mental health is just as important as physical health and should be acknowledged and supported.