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Youth Mental Health

May 15, 2015

Rebecca Geist: Keeping kids safe

Several agencies gathered recently for a Mental Health Lunch and Learn hosted by Horizons to get that conversation started because…

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May 13, 2015

Adolescence is tough enough as it is

Adolescence and early adulthood is a crucial time for fostering emotional and mental health. We know that about 75 percent…

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May 12, 2015

Five teen suicides have left ‘whole community hurting’

Five teen suicides this school year – including three in the past month – have jolted the community. It’s the…

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May 12, 2015

Dubuque students put faces to mental health struggles

Katie Stringer doesn’t want another person to feel alone in their mental illness. The Hempstead High School junior put a face…

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May 12, 2015

FOX28’s Veronica Jean Seltzer investigates youth suicide in Indiana

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s of particular significance in Indiana where we’re at or near the top of…

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May 10, 2015

Give educators the tools to fight mental illness

Last week was National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. Every day, about 20 percent of students entering classrooms across the…

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April 26, 2015

Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Hosts Mental-Health Training

Training offered throughout the region was made possible in part by a $100,000 “Project Aware” grant from the federal government. The training,…

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April 21, 2015

FAMU Leading the Way in Mental Health First Aid Training

The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) Center for Ethnic Psychological Research and Application (CEPRA) is training North Florida citizens…

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April 20, 2015

Lakota Country Times: Families come together to fight suicide

The Knife Chief Buffalo Nation Society, the Medicine Horse Society and the Red Journey Society all came together to examine…

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April 9, 2015

Muslim Counselor Talks Trauma, Stigma And The Power Of Community

The counselor works with Muslim students at Penn and in the greater Philadelphia area, addressing the trauma and anxiety many…

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March 28, 2015

Grieving parents speak out on suicide prevention

Jane and Nathan Welton believe that increased suicide awareness among Jonathan’s fellow students might have helped prevent their son’s death.…

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March 22, 2015

Voices of the next generation

Colorado youths made a compelling presentation to state legislators on March 16, showing a young generation’s attempt to address and…

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