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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Green Municipal Court judges and staff will soon undergo training on how to
spot and help those suffering from mental illness, and the public is invited to
training, called mental health first aid, will educate participants on how to
spot a mental health crisis.
"Say I work as a receptionist and there is
someone in the waiting room having a mental health crisis or some sort of issue.
This area will help you interact with that person more appropriately," said
NAMI Wood County Executive Director Jessica Schmitt.
"[Participants will learn] to reach out and
help their neighbors to get the treatment that we know works and we also know
that people recover," said Wood County Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health
Services Board Executive Director Tom Clemons.