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Suicide in America

In case you missed it, here is where you can listen.
 
http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2016-04-25/suicide-in-america
 
Monday, Apr 25 • 10 a.m. (ET) to the Diane Rehm show on NPR. Our colleague from Johns Hopkins will discuss PAX GBG in the context of prevention "Stage 4" psychiatric disorders, such as suicide. ‪#‎SaveAllKids‬ ‪#‎PAXGBG‬

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As Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School third graders worked on math problem, teacher Kourtney Fjelland watched not only how well they were handling fractions, but also how well they were behaving. Most were concentrating, cooperating, focusing on their work and staying in their seats. In other words, they were exhibiting the good behaviors students themselves suggested and agreed upon earlier in the year, also as part of the PAX Good Behavior Game.

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Medication-assisted treatment and recovery services work, but in order for the U.S. population to reach its full health potential, behavioral health and addiction treatment providers need to go on the offensive, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, told attendees at the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference on Tuesday in Seattle.

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“We are asking students to change a belief system without changing the situation around them.”

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Every parent wants to see their kid get good grades in school. But now we know social success is just as important. From an early age, we're led to believe our grades and test scores are the key to everything — namely, going to college, getting a job, and finding that glittery path to lifelong happiness and prosperity.

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