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Bismarck, ND: 20% of kids are mentally ill; school to have once-a-week mental health counselor

Sept 17, 2018, KXMB, Bismarck, ND: The Village Is Providing Mental Health Services To Teens https://www.myndnow.com/news/minot-news/the-village-is-providing-mental-health-services-to-teens/1454629446 Nationally, 1 in 5 children age 13 to 18 live with a mental health condition according to The Village. In hopes to combat some of the issues our kids face - The Village which is a family service center and the Souris Campus Alternative High School are working together. Once a week a mental health counselor will be in the school for teens to talk to. This counselor can assess student needs, create a treatment plan, and determine ways to address the issue. …. And, services are also available for faculty and staff.