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St. Vrain Valley, UT: Wellness inventory: 15% of high school students had "contemplated suicide"

Feb 25, 2018, Boulder (CO) Daily Camera: St. Vrain releases results summary of in-house student wellness survey http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-county-schools/ci_31690572/st-vrain-releases-results-summary-house-student-wellness The St. Vrain Valley School District is using results of its in-house student wellness survey to help set priorities, including boosting student mental health and improving school culture. The district first piloted the Wellness, Culture and Safety Inventory three years ago at about half its high schools, giving it to students at all its high schools for the past two years. … On mental health, 33 percent reported that they don't have healthy ways to manage stress and about half aren't comfortable talking about feelings with others. Another 36 percent experienced sadness or hopelessness for extended periods, while 15 percent had contemplated suicide. …