Virginia faith leaders call for funding for mental health crisis centers

Comment on this story Remark Hundreds of members of Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement (VOICE), a coalition of religious and community leaders, called on officials to spend more money on crisis shelters during a rally Sunday in Herndon. The Rev. Kristen McBrayer, co-chair of the organization, encouraged the more than 400 attendees at the […]

Teenagers bonded together, hospital workers as they battle leukemia

This article is Sponsored This story was created by Content Works, Postmedia’s commercial content division, on behalf of a client. by means of Children’s Health Foundation Breadcrumb Trail Links Health sponsored Publication date: December 05, 2022 • 3 hours ago • read for 4 minutes Marah Gibbons is shown with her parents Lee Anne and […]

This Aroostook school helps children improve their mental health

CARIBOU, Maine — As Maine counties try to better address declining mental health, social workers at an Aroostook school are placing themselves in classrooms for the first time to help children deal with emotions before they reach crisis. Regional School Unit 39 — which includes the communities of Caribou and Stockholm — has shut down […]

Oregon pays $2.5 million settlement after suicide death of tried teen

The family of a teen who committed suicide while in the custody of an Oregon agency has reached a $2.5 million plea deal exactly three years after his death. While legally committed to the care of the Oregon Youth Authority, Brett Bruns, 19, attended Looking Glass Community Services, a 24-hour guarded group facility in Eugene. […]

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