Monthly Archives: October 2017

World Mental Health Day – October 10, 2017

World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10th every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental health.  The theme of World Mental Health Day 2017 is … Continue reading

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October 5, 2017 – National Depression Screening Day

FACTS ABOUT DEPRESSION General Depression is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for ages 15 to 44. Depression affects more than 15 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older in … Continue reading

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Tragic events in the news – What do we tell the children?

Dear Friends, I woke up Monday morning to the devastating news out of Las Vegas. As a kindergarten teacher, I knew I needed to prepare myself for questions from my students. A parent asked me, “how can I explain this … Continue reading

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