‘It’s OK To Not Be OK’: How One High School Saved Lives With A 34-Question SurveyJune 6, 2019 By Ann Schimke, Chalkbeat Colorado The Colorado Independent https://www.coloradoindependent.com/2019/06/06/teen-mental-health-suicide-prevention/
It was 10:30 a.m. on a Monday in April. Nine counselors, psychologists, and therapists sat around a table in a conference room at Cañon City High School in southern Colorado.
In classrooms around the building, the school’s ninth-graders whizzed through an online mental health survey that would soon deliver real-time data to the group in the conference room. They were a triage team of sorts — particularly interested in