Is QPR the strategy to help those on the edge of suicide?

I have been writing of late about the lack of mental health personnel to help so many in dire need. Professionals from teachers to pediatricians are getting trained on how to spot young people with potential problems and help get them assistance. I have listed a plethora of statistics about mental health and suicide in … Continue reading Is QPR the strategy to help those on the edge of suicide?

SNAP overhaul not taking lunches from kids and families.. so far.

Back in October, I wrote about the potential for millions of children losing free and reduced school meal privileges. I noted there was an open comment period through November. I wanted to give an update with good news for our kids. A new food stamps/SNAP rule are soon going to be a reality. Good news, … Continue reading SNAP overhaul not taking lunches from kids and families.. so far.

A lot of children are about to feel lousy, but parents and teachers may feel worse

Yes, it that time of year alright. The Center for Disease Control says this is one of the earliest flu seasons in record. Teachers and parents hear all the wheezing, sniffing and sneezing and aching.. Students, at school, are constantly asking to go to the nurse, feeling stuffed up, feverish and all around awful. Nurses … Continue reading A lot of children are about to feel lousy, but parents and teachers may feel worse