Should Teens Be Screened for Depression?

Should Teens Be Screened for Depression?

Depression is a prevalent and pressing problem among young people between the ages of twelve and eighteen. Approximately 3.1 million people in this age group — as much as 12.8% of that population — have experienced depression, according to the American...
Mental Health in Schools: The Birmingham Coalition for Student Mental Health

Mental Health in Schools: The Birmingham Coalition for Student Mental Health

Alabama hospitals report falling numbers of COVID-19 cases. Birmingham city schools began to offer blended learning in March and returned to in-person learning in April. In anticipation of the 2021-2022 school year, Birmingham City Schools currently offer vaccinations...
Florida School Safety Measures: Are We Doing Enough?

Florida School Safety Measures: Are We Doing Enough?

Seventeen Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students lost their lives in a shooting on February 14th, 2018. This school shooting forever changed Parkland, Florida — and the United States. Afterwards, several Stoneman Douglas students founded the #NeverAgain...
Emergency Preparedness in Schools: What Administrators Need to Know

Emergency Preparedness in Schools: What Administrators Need to Know

The COVID-19 pandemic showed the vital importance of emergency preparedness in schools. With the possibilities of school shootings and natural disasters on the rise, schools need emergency preparedness plans more than ever. It’s important to know and implement the...