“The [Mental Health] Data is There.”

Mental health awareness. On May 9, 2022, a task force, comprised of 15 community leaders, referred to as the C.L.I.M.A.T.E. Task Force (Convening Leaders in Maximizing Access to Education), presented recommendations to the staff of the School District of Indian River County (SDIRC), FL to ensure equity and excellence in each of its schools.  Their … Continue reading “The [Mental Health] Data is There.”

Anxiety and Depression are Skyrocketing. Part One

The number of people looking for help with anxiety and depression has skyrocketed. The State of Florida ranks 35 in the prevalence of mental illness among youth and adults across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Florida ranks 25 in the prevalence of mental illness among adults and 38 among youth. Despite these … Continue reading Anxiety and Depression are Skyrocketing. Part One