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Tampa, FL: County school district staff receives mental health training

Aug 2, 2017, ABC Tampa: Hillsborough County School District to begin training staff on mental health awareness http://www.abcactionnews.com/news/region-hillsborough/hillsborough-county-school-district-to-begin-training-staff-on-mental-health-awareness The Hillsborough County School District is taking action toward mental health awareness and training staff to pick up on signs of depression or anxiety kids may show in the classroom. School officials are training teachers, staff and parents on suicide prevention initiatives within the first 60 days of school year. Staff will go through a one hour face-to-face training session and be encouraged to take an additional two-hour evidence-based suicide awareness and prevention training online.