With suicide being the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., a significant change is needed to increase the overall attention and care of mental health. Awareness is the first step toward healing, and implementing mental health education in schools, in all 50 states, could initiate a vital change for the mental health community. With the mid-term elections behind us and new faces in office, hopefully this will be a top priority.
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“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.” ―Fred Rogers
Photo by Paul Nordmann
Students, teachers and parent volunteers of The Soulard School gather together to eat lunch at what they describe as “family style,” just one of many examples of how a sense of community is one of the positive aspects defining this unique south city school.
It’s a roller coaster ride to either the most ideally planned career or a rut that leaves us with debt and stones of regret on our hearts.
Photo by Jessica Danielle Moore
Tanya Drochner explains going home from the perspective of an international student, whose home is nearly 4,000 miles away from St. Louis..
Photos courtesy of Tanya Drochner