Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Public Schools

Mental Health & Our Schools, Part 2

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Schools are rolling out programs and services intended to safeguard students’ emotional well-being. They are full of potential—and pitfalls.

Two States to Require Teaching Mental Health in Schools

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From Pew: "Amid sharply rising rates of teen suicide and adolescent mental illness, two states have enacted laws that for the first time require...

Big Brother Is Watching: Children and Older Adults, Part I

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If involuntary outpatient commitment, popularly known as Kendra’s Law, is to be ended in New York when it sunsets or expires in 2015, the reductive stereotypes used to characterize the individuals most likely to be affected, viz., those persons labeled with serious mental illnesses and caught up in the public mental health system, must be discredited and discarded.