OHIO: Members of Sandy Hook Promise will be in Sylvania next month! They, along with school safety experts and psychiatrists, will be speaking about ways to curb school violence and prevent tragedies.
“Lessons Learned: The Sandy Hook Promise” will be held March 10 at Lourdes University’s Franciscan Center. A link to RSVP and other information can be found at this link. We hope to see you there!
Thanks so much to Mahoning County, Ohio! They declared February No One Eats Alone MONTH!
The student-led initiative encourages students to make sure everyone at school has someone to sit with a lunch, play with at recess or in gym class, and partner with for projects, among other activities.
You can sign up your school for No One Eats Alone at www.nooneeatsalone.org and you can check out 15 ways to end social isolation in schools at http://www2.sandyhookpromise.org/15_things_you_can_do_today…
Read more HERE.
On Friday, members of SHP were in Lorain, Ohio training 25 counselors, youth workers and school safety officers on Mental Health First Aid, a program to help identify the signs of mental health disorders and assist kids in getting help.
Early identification and intervention are critical in providing help and preventing potential violence.
You can find out more & download the action guides for Mental Health First Aid and Know the Signs at http://www2.sandyhookpromise.org/know_the_signs.