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Building Better Schools: Anthony Wayne Schools Prioritize Student Mental Health and Safety

Building Better Schools: Anthony Wayne Schools Prioritize Student Mental Health and Safety

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) — Mental health and safety are two of the top concerns for local schools as district administrators continue to navigate through the pandemic. Anthony Wayne Local Schools has added positions to ensure children and families receive the support and resources they need. Two recent hires are Beka Hrcka, the district’s full-time social …

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Willis-Knighton enters into agreement with Caddo Schools as exclusive supplier of sports medicine

Willis-Knighton enters into agreement with Caddo Schools as exclusive supplier of sports medicine

CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) – Willis-Knighton is now the exclusive provider of sports medicine for public schools in Caddo Parish. Superintendent Dr. T. Lamar Goree announced the deal on Monday, September 1. 26, saying it will help expand care with more athletic trainers and physiotherapists in schools. “Right now, we’re working to have athletic trainers …

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Regenstrief Institute and IU Medical Schools Join CDC Study to Examine Pulmonary COVID

Regenstrief Institute and IU Medical Schools Join CDC Study to Examine Pulmonary COVID

INDIANAPOLIS — After more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Schools of Medicine are examining the prevalence of persistent COVID-19 symptoms, or post-COVID conditions, among Americans. “I think since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, people started to wonder what the impact of this new virus …

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Bay District schools need more mental health resources

Bay District schools need more mental health resources

PANAMA CITY, Florida. (WMBB) – Mental health is an issue that is being addressed nationwide. This is also a problem within Bay District schools. The district is doing all they can to help, but they need more resources. Bay District school officials said they are seeing a crisis among students with mental health issues. “Mental …

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Muscatine schools receive $100,000 for mental health training

Muscatine schools receive $100,000 for mental health training

The Iowa Department of Education provides grants to 10 school districts in Iowa, including the Muscatine School District. MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Education has awarded grants to 10 Iowa school districts, including Muscatine. The grants are for COVID response and recovery initiatives targeting social, emotional, and behavioral health. The Muscatine School District …

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Carlson named West Fargo Schools Behavioral Health and Wellness Coordinator

Carlson named West Fargo Schools Behavioral Health and Wellness Coordinator

WEST FARGO – Malarie Carlson has been appointed as the West Fargo Public Schools Behavioral Health and Wellness Coordinator for West Fargo Public Schools. Carlson began working with Creative Care for Reaching Independence in 2007 as a support professional, then as a mental health practitioner, before joining the Community Violence Intervention Center in 2013. There …

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Can telehealth solve America's mental health crisis in schools?

Can telehealth solve America’s mental health crisis in schools?

The children are not well. A CDC analysis released earlier this year found that in 2021 – the second year of the pandemic – more than 37% of high school students reported having poor mental health and 44% said they felt constantly sad or hopeless while throughout the year. Before the pandemic, mental health was …

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Davenport Community Schools continue to have internet outages

Davenport Community Schools continue to have internet outages

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Community schools in Davenport were without internet until Tuesday morning due to what the district calls “server issues.” District spokesman Mike Vondran confirmed to TV6 that the outages were due to server issues and that a team of specialists are in town to continue working to resolve the issue. Vondran said …

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Culver co-founder pledges $1 million to mental health services in south-central Wisconsin

Culver co-founder pledges $1 million to mental health services in south-central Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Culver co-founder Lea Culver and her three daughters are donating $1 million to expand mental health treatment at UnityPoint Health – Meriter. The money Culver pledged on Friday will go to expanding child and adolescent psychiatry (CAP) at UnityPoint Health – Meriter to improve mental health services in south-central Wisconsin. Unity …

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