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(Canada) Petition asks government to address mental issues in students

Aug 14, 2017, CBC (Canada): 'Silent killers': Petition pushes for mental health curriculum in schools http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-mental-health-schools-1.4247091 An online petition to update the curriculum in Atlantic Canadian junior and senior high schools to include mental health has garnered close to 30,000 signatures. The petition, created by Rhonda Dicks of St. John's, Newfoundland, asks governments across Atlantic Canada to develop classes that teach young people to recognize the signs of mental illness, anxiety and depression. ...