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Mental Health

Read: Report: Students Not Just Impacted by Violence in Schools, But Around Them

Report: Students Not Just Impacted by Violence in Schools, But Around Them

School violence, which occurs at schools as well as near them, can cause a wide range of issues for young people, including PTSD and abuse problems.

Read: ACLU: How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff Is Harming Students

ACLU: How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff Is Harming Students

The ACLU put together a report using data that suggests schools have too few healthcare professionals and too many police.

Read: Cleveland H.S. Shooting Suspect Questioned by Police 11 Months Ago

Cleveland H.S. Shooting Suspect Questioned by Police 11 Months Ago

The 16-year-old told police he heard voices that told him to “shoot up the school” and that he could not control his anger.

Read: Instagram Bans Self-Harm Images After Teen’s Suicide

Instagram Bans Self-Harm Images After Teen’s Suicide

Facebook, which owns Instagram, will use its image recognition technology to help the social media app implement its new self-harm policy.

Read: Here’s a Bullying Prevention Strategy That Actually Works

Here’s a Bullying Prevention Strategy That Actually Works

This non-punitive bullying prevention program has shown to reduce the frequency of bullying in 88 percent of cases.

Read: $30M Approved for Mental Health Services in Mich. Schools

$30M Approved for Mental Health Services in Mich. Schools

The money will be used to help students who do not have access to mental health services in their communities.

Read: Illinois School Safety Conference Announces Guest Speakers and Topics

Illinois School Safety Conference Announces Guest Speakers and Topics

The Illinois School Safety Conference, happening April 17, will cover topics like after-action findings of school shootings and trends in adolescent drug abuse.

Read: Supreme Court Upholds Thurston High School Killer’s 112-Year Sentence

Supreme Court Upholds Thurston High School Killer’s 112-Year Sentence

Kip Kinkel shot and killed his parents before opening fire at Thurston High School, killing two students and injuring 24 others.

Read: Lehigh University International Student Poisons Roommate, Tries to Flee Country

Lehigh University International Student Poisons Roommate, Tries to Flee Country

The international student was also charged with ethnic intimidation in April.

Read: School Lockdowns Could Have Psychological Effects on Children

School Lockdowns Could Have Psychological Effects on Children

An analysis from the Washington Post found that more than four million children in the U.S. endured school lockdowns last school year.

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