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Inglewood, CA: High school adds "calming room" 'to promote health and resilience'

June 25, 2021, Californian News: Virtual calming room helps Inglewood students and families with mental health

Inglewood, CA (KABC)-As more people talk about wellness and self-care, the mental health stigma is beginning to change. Scott Bastian, Director of Student Support Services at Inglewood Unified School District, said: With students and families in mind, Inglewood’s Morningside High School and the Los Angeles Education County worked together to create a calm room. Anyone who needs it is free. Janice Burns, a regional school specialist at the Los Angeles County Department of Education (LACOE), said: Calming Room is a virtual resource accessible from the Morningside High School homepage that provides tools to promote health and resilience. We provide tips, activities and AIDS related to relaxation, healthy eating, fitness and more….


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