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How teens want to solve America’s school shooting problem

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One thing all students agreed on: change is possible and action must be taken. Continue reading

What can we learn from the Stoneman school shooting?

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This NewsHour Extra lesson provides teachers with a summary and discussion questions about Wednesday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed. Continue reading

Talking with students about suicide prevention

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Over the last decade, the suicide rate among teenagers in the U.S. has increased. The recent decision by Youtube star Logan Paul to post a video showing the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan prompted NewsHour Extra to use the incident to discuss suicide prevention.  Continue reading

Memphis police take specialized approach to mental illness

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The Memphis Police Department has pioneered a new program to better treat individuals experiencing mental health crises.
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Overcoming the stigma of mental illness in Pakistan

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Years of domestic turmoil and stigma around mental illness have left Pakistanis struggling to find mental health support. Continue reading

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