Ok I heard that a political party is to blame for increased suicides. To put this in the realm of this epidemic into the garbage of politics is insulting to victims and their loved ones. While the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working on the ‘coronavirus’ emergency, they also released the latest … Continue reading Child and teen suicide is the real health emergency from the CDC.
When I was in school, a long time ago in a galaxy far far away, it was common to have hearing test every year given by the school nurse. So what’s one more test, right? Many parents say ‘not my child’? This stems from a proposed bill in Utah. If passed, students,with parent permission, would … Continue reading Would you let your child get screened for mental health issues at school?
Why does any child two to five years old need a cell phone? Parents want an electronic babysitter. Beyond that, why do elementary school children need a phone? Parents want to keep track of them or text them in an emergency? How did we ever survive before that? To facetime with friends? Go over to … Continue reading Are those phones leading to mentally ill children?
I hope everyone has a healthy, safe and happy Thanksgiving and same to your loved ones. The holidays can be rough on people who may be on their own or dealing with some issues. I can say there are some great people on Twitter I have gotten to know in the mental health community, and … Continue reading Why are emergency rooms the new gateway for mental health help?
This was a very hard piece of writing to do. Lot of hurt thinking of kids that aren’t here that could be had they got the help they needed. Others are going through immense suffering with little or no help available One in three children – all the way through teenage years – are faced … Continue reading Updated: Reality of children’s mental health issues are terrifying with few answers.