In the first six months, the Safe2SayPA tip line received 4,713 tips related to suicide and self-harm compared to 607 reports of threats against schools.
The CDC says that flu activity remains high, but hospitalizations and deaths are not high at this point in the season.
The training should cover prevention, how sexual predators groom their victims, warning signs, how to intervene, legal responsibilities and resources that can provide assistance.
When doing access or functional needs crisis planning, let go of labels or diagnoses and concentrate on practical abilities or disabilities that pertain to emergency response.
The university suspended 14 fraternities following the incident — six of which were already suspended and four of which were under investigation.
Concerns over the use of vape pens to inhale drugs continue to grow as hundreds of vaping-related illnesses have been reported.
Three of the districts knew that the former teacher and coach had a history of sexually abusing his students, but the information was not passed on to his future employers.
Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency and placed a four-month ban on all vaping products, outraging many long-time users.
The organization’s latest PSA shows some of the realities students could face if an active shooter were to show up at their school.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer says the state of Michigan will prohibit online and retail sales of flavored tobacco vaping products.