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Lima, OH: District holds first "Mental Health Day"

Jan 11, 2018, Lima, OH, Your News Now: Upper Scioto Valley holds first Mental Health Day http://www.hometownstations.com/story/37247356/upper-scioto-valley-holds-first-mental-health-day It was the first day back for students at Upper Scioto Valley but they did not get the school day they were expecting. … Instead of holding regular classes on Thursday, January 11, 2018, Upper Scioto Valley surprised their students with a day totally devoted to their mental health. Students rotated through nine sessions discussing a wide range of topics from depression and suicide prevention to drugs and alcohol. … to know that we have people we can talk to and there is help that we can get." Holding Mental Health Days like this one is one way the school is proactive in dealing with the struggles their students face in and out of class. … Danny Holbrook says the school hopes to put on a Mental Health Day every year to make sure their students feel supported.