June 18, 2019, Fox9, Steubenville, OH: Ohio Valley receives mental health training https://wtov9.com/news/local/ohio-valley-receives-mental-health-training The Brooke-Hancock Family Resource Network hosted an eight-hour course Tuesday with the help of the "National Alliance on Mental Illness" of greater Wheeling. These courses are held multiple times a month across the Ohio Valley. They help teach others how to provide support for someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis…. "I think it is important for teachers and teacher aids who may not be able to get this training during the school year, because they are in the classroom,” said NAMI Wheeling Director, Julie Gomez. “To get this training in the summer, so they can get more information on the topic." …
Children today are noticeably different from previous generations, and the proof is in the news coverage we see every day. This site shows you what’s happening in schools around the world. Children are increasingly disabled and chronically ill, and the education system has to accommodate them. Things we've long associated with autism, like sensory issues, repetitive behaviors, anxiety and lack of social skills, are now problems affecting mainstream students. Blame is predictably placed on bad parenting (otherwise known as trauma from home).
Addressing mental health needs is as important as academics for modern educators. This is an unrecognized disaster. The stories here are about children who can’t learn or behave like children have always been expected to. What childhood has become is a chilling portent for the future of mankind.