Little proposes facility to address child, family mental health issues

Jim Henry

Madison County Juvenile Court Judge Christy Little told a story of a 12-year-old boy who was in her courtroom and had made multiple appearances there – mostly because he’d been caught smoking marijuana. “I’ll never forget the day I asked this boy living in poverty why does he smoke marijuana,” Little said. “And he said, … Read more

Update: Jamaal Bowman Issues Statement on Eric Adams’ Education Remarks on Virtual Learning

Update: Jamaal Bowman Issues Statement on Eric Adams' Education Remarks on Virtual Learning

By SÍLE MOLONEY Brooklyn borough president and mayoral candidate, Eric Adams, speaks outside Tracey Towers in the Jerome Park section of the Bronx during a campaign rally on Sunday, June 6, 2021. Photo by Miriam Quiñones. In response to remarks about remote learning made by Brooklyn borough president and New York City mayoral candidate, Eric … Read more

Three Renfrewshire schools awarded for work to help prevent mental health issues

Glasgow Times:

THREE schools have been awarded after excelling in putting children’s social and emotional learning at the heart of all they do. Bishopton Primary, St Margaret’s Primary in Johnstone, and Todholm Primary in Paisley have been awarded Model School Status, for successfully implementing and prioritising the PATHS® Programme for Schools. Recently, there has been a particular … Read more

Mayor, school superintendent partner to address mental health issues with Wellbeing Coalition

Mayor, school superintendent partner to address mental health issues with Wellbeing Coalition

Supt. Beth Niedermeyer and Mayor Chris Jensen are co-chairs of the Noblesville Wellbeing Coalition. (Submitted photos) When Chris Jensen ran his successful campaign for Noblesville mayor in 2019, a big part of his platform for public safety focused on mental health. “Public safety is playing such a huge part in every community, and mental health … Read more