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Mesquite, TX: School staff trained to recognize "depression, anxiety, suicide, self-harm, ADHD"

Oct 20, 2018, Mesquite (TX) News: Mesquite ISD high school principals focus on building relationships, being proactive https://starlocalmedia.com/mesquitenews/news/mesquite-isd-high-school-principals-focus-on-building-relationships-being/article_e5288f7a-d1cc-11e8-af59-7b9df32b39ae.html The Mesquite ISD high school principals presented an effectiveness report to the board of trustees at the Oct. 15 school board meeting. … Poteet Principal Taylor Morris spoke on mental health and how the district is working to be not only reactive but proactive as well. “In the last couple of years we have started to train our staff to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health, whether it be with depression, anxiety, suicide, self-harm, even ADHD or child abuse,” He said. “To recognize those signs of mental health issues so that we can intervene and be proactive prior to a need arising.”…