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China Launches Mental Health Initiative for Students

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BEIJING, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- China plans to enable all schools to offer psychological services for students by the end of 2022 as part of an action plan targeting the mental health of children and adolescents.
 
Each school should set up a psychological service platform or rely on school doctors to provide students with mental health services by the deadline, according to the plan jointly released by 12 central authorities including the National Health Commission and the Ministry of Education.
 
Institutions for preschool education and special education are required to be staffed with full-time or part-time mental health teachers.
 
Source: Xinhua