A Brighter Tomorrow

2/22/2020

Missouri school district switches to four-day week to help students mental health

Missouri school district switches to four-day week to help students mental health

Posted 3:11 PM 2/22/2020 by Linda Simmons, KY3

REEDS SPRING, Mo. Students in the Reeds Spring School District will begin a four-day school week next school year.

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2/21/2020

Barbers start mental health conversations with clients

Barbers start mental health conversations with clients

Posted 11:30 AM 2/21/2020 by Hope Beitchman, KOMU 8 Producer

CONWAY, AR –  A barbershop in Arkansas is helping its community open up about mental health. Picture Perfect has become a place where anyone can come in and talk about what they are dealing with, and the barbers are (More)

2/20/2020

Firefighters are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty, study reveals

Firefighters are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty, study reveals

Posted 2:48 PM 2/20/2020 by Christine Morton, KY3

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –  Firefighters are more likely to die by suicide, than in the line of duty, according to a new (More)

2/19/2020

Equine therapy for a healthy mind and heart

Equine therapy for a healthy mind and heart

Posted 11:07 AM 2/19/2020 by Hope Beitchman, KOMU 8 Producer

Loxahatchee, FL According to the national institute of mental health, nearly one in five people in the United States live with mental illness. 

One organization in Florida is using horse therapy to help keep (More)

2/18/2020

A Brighter Tomorrow - Addiction

A Brighter Tomorrow - Addiction

Posted 8:35 AM 2/18/2020

Addiction is a brain disease manifested by compulsive substance despite harmful consequences. People with addiction, also known as severe substance use disorder, have an intense focus on using certain substances such as alcohol or drugs, to the point where it takes over their life.

People (More)

2/17/2020

Decline in mental health among college students

Decline in mental health among college students

Posted 2:23 PM 2/18/2020 by Hope Beitchman, KOMU 8 Producer

A new study shows a substantial number of young adults are starting college feeling depressed or anxious.

The study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology shows about a third of first-year college students worldwide say they feel anxious, feel depressed or have some other kind of (More)

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