Tag Archive | #Teen

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Should Kids Take #MentalHealthDays?

When taking a break is helpful (and when it’s not) Rae Jacobson What You’ll Learn What are #mentalhealthdays? When should kids take them — and when shouldn’t they? How can you help kids make the most of #mentalhealthdays? A #mentalhealthday is a day off from #school to rest and recharge. Giving kids the chance to […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Help For #Cutting And Other #Self-Injury

When kids intentionally hurt themselves, often by #cutting or scratching their skin, as a way to manage difficult emotions Rachel Ehmke What You’ll Learn Why do kids cut or hurt themselves? What are signs of self-injury? How can #parents help? The most common way kids self-injure is by #cutting themselves. Some kids also burn themselves […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #FirstResponders Seek Resources To Battle #MentalHealth, Addiction Issues In Community

Local #firstresponders are forced to see the ravages of addiction and #mentalhealthcrises within the community on an all too frequent basis, and residents have the opportunity in November to help develop a framework to aid their efforts in responding to the overlapping issues. Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief Rich Elliott said the community […]