How Schools Responded to Student Mental Health Needs Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Publication Date: January 2007

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Author(s): Lisa H. Jaycox; Terri Tanielian; Priya Sharma

Research Area: Education



This fact sheet summarizes a study that examined how schools in the U.S. Gulf Coast region perceived the mental health needs of students after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and how schools responded.