Insight with Mark Farrell An engaging forum to examine and discuss a vast array of everyday obstacles and challenges facing adults and children today.

September 18, 2014  

It would be unfathomable to think any performer would not proceed with their show until every single person in the audience stood on their feet…well, unless you’re Kanye West.  But he did allow someone with a prosthetic leg and persons in wheelchairs to remain seated.  Ah, the compassionate and crazy Kanye! 

 

Suicide is one of the top three causes of death in youth and the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is making great strides in educating teachers, administrators and more on a national level to reduce death by suicide.  Dawn Doherty, Executive Director for SPTS, articulates how their innovative and comprehensive on-line (and free) model is designed to inform educators of all significant aspects associated with youth at risk.  Plus, hear how SPTS founders Scott Fritz and Don Quigley were instrumental in passing legislation that New Jersey teachers receive formal training in suicide prevention.  Several states have passed similar law since NJ set the precedent.

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