CTY is committed to creating learning environments that value, support, and foster social and emotional well-being—environments in which engaged, caring, and respectful individuals make our community stronger. We strive to promote the development of positive peer relationships and to emphasize the whole child in student-centered learning. Our community is committed to creating and maintaining a culture in which mental health support is free of stigma by encouraging positive, open communication among students and staff. We believe that mental health plays a critical role in allowing academically advanced students—and all students—to realize their full potential.