“Most days, I cannot wait to get to the classroom because we have something new to try.”
“It was my school counselor who helped me reach a diagnosis.”
The sessions are run entirely by volunteers and dog handlers who often juggle full-time jobs.
“If we know how to take care of our bodies and that’s taught to us, why can’t we teach children to take care of the world?”
“Lots of people claim that high school was the best time of their life. This doesn’t mean that it was a bundle of all things good.”
Even the smallest action can mean a lot to someone who is lonely or overwhelmed.
Suicide is the second biggest cause of death among young adults and schools need to recognize their important role in preventing it in their community.
“What happens at home is probably more important than what happens in school.”
Children learn to solve problems together, which teaches them about empathy, diversity and how to advocate for others.