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Mental Health Awareness Month: A Book List

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Book List

Emily Dexter

May 8, 2019

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To celebrate, here is a list of Young Adult books that touch on the themes of mental health and mental illness. ...

CCS to focus on mental health awareness

CCS to focus on mental health awareness

Misha Rekhter

February 14, 2019

With mental health awareness week taking place throughout the Carmel school district from Feb. 4 to Feb. 8, CHS has decided to prioritize the stigmatization of mental health problems in schools. According to Superintendent Michael Beresford, mental health is a serious issue which must be talked abou...

Principal Tom Harmas reviews success of Culture of Care, plans for next year

Principal Tom Harmas reviews success of Culture of Care, plans for next year

Manahil Nadeem

March 20, 2018

This year CHS launched its first ever mental health awareness campaign, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said the program was very well received by students, teachers and other community members.  “I thought the program and the entire initiative went very well. Just seeing the reaction of...

Alone in the crowd?

Alone in the crowd?

Raiha Zainab and Angela Qian

January 25, 2018

At 13, senior Kelsey Irwin said she lost her motivation to keep going. She started to quit everything she had loved doing: theater, dance, choir, hockey, volleyball, soccer and more—the list goes on. It was at this point in her life when she was close to giving up. She almost let her “inner demons”...

Awareness and Advocacy. Mental Health Awareness Month should be equally recognized as other “special” months.

Awareness and Advocacy. Mental Health Awareness Month should be equally recognized as other “special” months.

perspectives

May 19, 2016

Did you know that February is Black History Month? Of course you did; you heard it on the announcements every day in February. However, did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? Probably not. Mental Health Awareness Month is not found among the special months that CHS celebrates. While...