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August 7, 2017

How To Take Care of Your Mental Health During Back-to-School…

August is back-to-school month, and we all know what that means. The new school year means new clothes, shoes, school…

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August 1, 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid Adds Foster Care Focus

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. –Neil Postman “The most vulnerable of…

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tips for talking to your teenager
June 28, 2017

5 Tips for Talking to Your Teenager About Mental Health

Talking to your teenager (or a teenager you know) about, well, anything, can be difficult. When it comes to sensitive…

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June 20, 2017

Teaching Mental Health in the Classroom

Valencia D. Clay was 28-years-old when she finally got care for her major depressive disorder. Before then, she didn’t have…

Be The Difference, Depression, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
June 5, 2017

The Difference Between Sadness and Depression

Sadness is a normal part of the human emotional spectrum—we all experience it from time to time. When we lose…

Depression, News, Youth Mental Health
November 3, 2015

Education Conneciton Partners Receive $375K Federal Grant for Youth Mental…

Education Connection in collaboration with Northwestern Regional School District 7 and the NW CT Youth and Adolescent Mental Health Coalition has…

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October 28, 2015

Wauwatosa school program aims to eliminate mental illness stigma

When a high school athlete breaks his arm, he walks down the hallways with a cast and “everybody says it’s…

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October 3, 2015

Rice County schools prepared to handle students’ mental health issues

The first full week of October marks the 25th annual Mental Illness Awareness week, and schools in Rice County are…

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September 30, 2015

Walkers take to the streets to fight suicide

The Westport Out of the Darkness Walk is one of more than 350 Out of the Darkness Community Walks being…

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September 18, 2015

Be Nice is back to school

“Be Nice.” is a mental health awareness, anti-bullying and suicide prevention program that wants schools, workplaces and all of the…

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September 2, 2015

School district adds positions to address mental health

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is one of three school districts in Alaska that have added positions at alternative…

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August 27, 2015

Columbine story fuels mental health program

About 300 people gathered to hear from Scott, along with representatives from the other programs included in the initiative: Youth…

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