WYNNE, Ark. (KAIT) - A young student might be short in stature, but she’s not afraid to take on bullies.
Eight-year-old Lily Sloan Burnette greeted students as they arrived Wednesday morning at Wynne Primary School with stickers covered in anti-bullying messages.
Dr. Josette Cline, the director of the Counseling and Psychological Services center at the University of Arkansas, said mental health is a top priority for the University, especially in a year plagued by the pandemic. Dr. Cline said the number of calls to CAPS has increased after a University of Arkansas student died in his fraternity house last weekend.
Millions of students are heading back to school with a challenge they didn't have to face last year.
The more contagious delta variant is fueling a nationwide COVID-19 surge that's sending younger people to hospitals — including children.
When students walk through the doors of the Dodge City Community College Student Achievement and Resources Center (SARC), they can expect a calm, relaxed environment for tutoring, advising, studying and study hall.
Thousands of students at Kansas’s public universities have sought out mental health treatment, to the point that the Kansas Board of Regents says schools are spending more money on such care — though it couldn’t provide an exact total.