TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — As a parent, when you send your children to school, you want them to be safe.
One Twin Falls father learned, however, that not only was his daughter attacked on campus but there was video evidence of the altercation.
One evening in mid-October, Leslie Montgomery said her daughter received a barrage of emails to her school email account. Montgomery said her daughter— a seventh grader at the Christian private school Greenleaf Friends Academy — had been the subject of bullying by fellow students since enrolling in the school last year.
Idaho high school students reported less bullying, cigarette smoking and sexual activity in the State Department of Education’s biannual youth risk behavior survey. But teens reported increased e-cigarette use, feelings of hopelessness and suicidal thoughts.
For many young adults, college is a time full of excitement and exploration. However, this time can also be challenging for students' mental health. For this reason it’s important to know the common warning signs of mental health issues and the resources that are available to students for help.
Since we last went to Coal Country Community Health in Beulah, they’ve added another counselor. And together, a social worker and the new counselor are able to visit K-12 schools, not only in Beulah, but in Kildeer and Hazen too, every week.
Students in rural Dickinson, ND, will soon be able to use telehealth to meet with a psychiatrist hundreds of miles away. The virtual care platform augments the district's available counseling resources.
GREEN RIVER — Following the potential student-made threat last week at Green River High School, Sweetwater County School District (SCSD) No. 2 went over its school safety protocols at the school board meeting Tuesday night.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced today the selection of Keeley Anderson, an intervention specialist at Newcastle Middle School in Newcastle, Wyoming, as the national 2022 Recognizing Inspiring School Employees (RISE) awardee.
The pandemic's impact on mental health has been felt by many, from adults to children. But for college students, that may include the entire reshaping of what they thought their college experience would be like. Wyoming Public Radio's Catherine Wheeler spoke with psychologist of the University of Wyoming's Counseling Center Julio Brionez on how students have been faring.