‘Epidemic’: Rock Hill educators forced to confront rise in student mental illness

It’s a new problem for educators. They’re now forced to confront the issue of student mental illness, and related misbehavior, in the classroom. “We have great teachers who prepare their lessons every day and they are excited to come to teach. Instead they have to stop instruction because a child is unable to cope for …

Behavioral Health Education Center to host its first conference in Scottsbluff on Friday; Panhandle-area behavior …

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Scott walk promotes health, community – Jacksonville Journal

Caption Close WINCHESTER — A new Scott County program is promoting fitness and community involvement while giving participants a chance to ask a doctor health-related questions. Walk with a Doc, a nationwide movement to encourage healthy behavior, is coming to Scott County, thanks to a partnership between the Scott County Health Department and Scott County …

Future of behavioral and mental health – week 3

Some time ago, I received a t-shirt as a gift that said: “I’m silently judging you.” Now, no one wants to be judged nor do they want to amplify that they’re guilty of passing judgment. But I’ve worn the t-shirt because it’s witty since there’s a lot of truth to it. We all, knowingly or …

Healthy diet: All calories are not equal, here are the good and the bad ones

While it is no secret that there are good calories as well as bad calories, turns out, in the bad category, there are variations too. According to the University of California, Davis, sugar-sweetened beverages play a unique role in chronic health problems. Calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity …