Schools in the U.S. are heading back into the classroom this week or in upcoming weeks and the stress for teachers is on the rise.
A survey released last month found that rates of stress were higher among teachers than most other working adults during the pandemic.
Today, I am honored to bring on a familiar face of WSIC radio, a former educator, and retired weather forecaster, Lisa Mozer. Lisa is now facilitating peer support groups and advocating for self-care and teacher appreciation. She is also and the project director of Up Wind Project Inc, a nonprofit entity focusing on mental health awareness and serving teachers.
What we cover on this video:
- Your story and things that inspired your mental fitness and advocacy journey for supporting the mental health and well-being of teachers
- What are you hearing and seeing as some of the biggest concerns and fears of teachers going back to school this year?
- What is its impact on mental health?
- Tell us more about eh Upwind Project and your mission?
- What does mental fitness mean to you?
- A few tips you would give teachers and schools as it relates to going back to school to help ease their nerves and anxiety.
- And more…