SAMHSA’s Commitment to Suicide Prevention

SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the United States Government. https://www.samhsa.gov/blog/samhsas-commitment-suicide-prevention September marks National Suicide Prevention Month – a month where we come together as a nation to commit to making suicide prevention a national priority. It is also a month to remember the lives lost to suicide, support the …

Dual System Youth:

At the Intersection of Child Maltreatment and Delinquency From the National Institute of Justice Journal. “Youth who have experienced both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems have complex needs that require collaborative, multipronged interventions.” https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/dual-system-youth-intersection-child-maltreatment-and-delinquency

How America failed students with disabilities during the pandemic

Article from Washington Post, May 2021. My child’s 504 plan all but vanished during the pandemic. I feel fortunate that both parents were able to work from home and become the de facto special ed team. Not all families had those resources. https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/05/20/students-disabilities-virtual-learning-failure/