What a fantastic evening last Thursday at the 5th Annual Thomas Viaduct Middle School Health & Wellness Night! It was a true pleasure meeting students, parents and educators and others in the community.
I recently saw the insightful movie, Angst. It was presented by my local school system and the Horizon Foundation. The movie gives insight into what it is like for students who struggle with anxiety and other mental health challenges as depression. The movie mentioned some alarming statistics about teens struggling with anxiety and many of them with it starting by age 14. There were basically three messages conveyed in the film. First, that the student is not alone. This