Mental health conference


BUSINESSES ARE NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION ON MAIN STREET IN ANDREWS… OTHER PROJECTS ARE ALSO IN THE WORKS,– LIKE THE NEW JAIL,– AND COMMUNITY REC CENTER… ANDREWS CITY HALL IS EXPANDING AS WELL… KATIE SCHOOL OFFICIALS, EDUCATORS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE USING THE SUMMER TO GET SCHOOL SAFETY TRAINING. THEY’RE IN CORPUS CHRISTI FOR THE WEEK FOR THE TEXAS STATE SCHOOL SAFETY CONFERENCE. MUCH OF THE FOCUS IS ON MENTAL HEALTH, BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS AND EMERGENCY PLANNING. ONE OF THE PANELS TODAY FOCUSED ON FIRST AID TRAINING. BUT NOT WITH BAND- AIDS AND ICE PACKS. THE TRAINING HELPS IDENTIFY HOW TO RESPOND – IF SOMEONE HAS A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS. ” MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID SAYS THIS IS WHAT YOU SAY – THIS IS HOW YOU INTERACT AND YES – IT IS YOUR BUSINESS.” ” WE’RE ALL KIND OF LOST WHEN IT COMES TO THAT – IF WE’RE NOT TRAINED IN THAT AREA – THIS DEFINITELY MAKES IT A LOT EASIER.” KATIE THE CONFERENCE GOES UNTIL THURSDAY. KATIE STILL TO COME TONIGHT ON BIG TWO NEWS AT 6… A DRAMATIC RESCUE

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