Did I mention in my last blog it’s an election year? While all of our so-called leaders argue about virus treatment and blame each other for all the problems in our country, it appears Americans are about to send one very clear message to them. GET SERIOUS ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS AND ADDICTION! It’s not only … Continue reading How important is mental illness and addiction to Americans?
So what is to be done about school lunches? We all know the crud like poppers and mystery meat that many cafeterias serve. Despite a 2010 bill that was supposed to require more healthy options be required in the midday meal, current policy goes more towards what makes the palette happy. This equates to more … Continue reading What is the big dilemma with school lunches?
Snapchat just started a service where if a user types in certain words (depression, suicide, PTSD, they get directed to services and videos that may help someone in distress. The thought behind this is 1) more younger people use snapchat and might seek help there and 2) the videos vanish after 24 hours so privacy … Continue reading Are social media apps the answer for mental illness?
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?
Evacuate: remove from a place of danger. Any city or state that plans on doing to children like New York has done. Evacuate your children from that place. This is no joke. I have already written about the no cash bail in New York. Now, thanks to Pat Dixon’s podcast ‘NYC Crime Report’ the immense … Continue reading Families should evacuate any state that does this to children
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?
To alleviate mental stress on children, some schools are changing assignment due dates from teachers. To the last day of the grading quarter.. Oh, if only we had it so good. Well, that’s a maybe. On the one hand, having all that homework stress out of your head every night would make for a lot … Continue reading I’ll get it done whenever…
Ok, I am going to still blog about my 2020 hopes next week. But when I read something so asinine I need to vent. When it happens to my favorite place on Earth, it crushes me more. Starting next year, I have blogged that new policies are going into effect in New York City. First, … Continue reading Why is this happening?
Another boy was in pain His father was abusive and arrested for it. He was quiet and by himself according to reports On his birthday, he snapped, and now two students are dead. (May they rest in peace and condolences to their families and friends) He shot himself in the head and is gone. It … Continue reading How many more children must die while a blind eye is turned to kids’ mental health?