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News: March 2014

School safety task force gathers in New Bern

March 28, 2014
The Governor’s Task Force on Safer Schools met Thursday at the North Carolina History Center in New Bern to discuss key issues to school safety, specifically identifying and responding to student mental health issues, crisis response plans and the security...
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Girl Scout tackles tough topic of teen suicide

March 28, 2014
Jacqueline Caserio knew that teen depression and suicide were difficult topics for a Girl Scout to tackle. But after learning about several students in the Birmingham area who took their lives, the Marian High School junior and member of Girl...
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Parents Share Tales Of Navigating State’s Mental Health System For Children

March 27, 2014
Mary Jo Andrews, Carol Poehnert and several other West Hartford mothers of children with mental-health problems had quietly met for eight years, usually over dinner, to share their experiences and frustrations, and to trade tips and shortcuts learned while navigating the treatment...
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County’s Safer Communities Program to Add Youth Mental Health Training

March 26, 2014
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, along with the Department of Community Mental Health and Westchester Jewish Community Services, launched “Youth Mental Health First Aid,” a new Safer Communities initiative, last week. At a press conference at the County Center announcing...
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Linda&ALGEE

Something to Talk About

March 25, 2014
I recently got a call from George Delgrosso, Executive Director of the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, excited to share the news that the Colorado legislature approved $750,000 to expand Mental Health First Aid in Colorado. What made the difference in...
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Linda&ALGEE

Something to Talk About

March 25, 2014
I recently got a call from George Delgrosso, Executive Director of the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, excited to share the news that the Colorado legislature approved $750,000 to expand Mental Health First Aid in Colorado. What made the difference in...
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