Join me and many others that are adding a green ribbon to our email signatures during the month of May to promote awareness!
Jerry Mack, Principal
Chadron High School
Chadron, NE 69337
Student Related Trends:
Of the youth in local or state juvenile justice centers, 70 percent have a mental illness.
Mental illness in suicide.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death in students aged 10–24, with 90 percent of those dying by suicide having an underlying mental illness.
School drop outs.
37 percent of students aged 14 or older with a mental health issue drop out of school.