Mental Health Tips for Parents of Teens

Mental Health Tips for Parents of Teens

MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH! Guest Commentator:   Rett Liles, Health Promotions and Community Outreach Manager, Teen Health Connection Adolescence is a critical period for mental, social, and emotional development. During this time, the brain undergoes...
National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day for 2016 is May 5th Awareness Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of children’s mental health, that positive mental health is essential to a child’s healthy development from birth, to...
Myth of the Natural Neighborhood

Myth of the Natural Neighborhood

As we ponder and study the challenges of school assignment, The Century Foundation offers some food for thought on the meaning and construction of neighborhoods.   “A half-century of research demonstrates that having schools with high concentrations of...
Investigating the Racial Divide

Investigating the Racial Divide

Executive Director Bob Simmons was interviewed by WBTV recently to offer his perspective on the problems of implicit bias in school discipline and how we are working to change that. “When children are subjected to suspensions out of school it has an adverse...

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