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Suicide prevention lifeline is 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Statistics collected from a survey of 108 West High students.

Taking a toll

Tiara Soppe, Reporter April 23, 2021

Have you personally experienced mental exhaustion or know someone who does? Has this past year affected your mental health? Has the isolation and zoom meetings drained you mentally? Do you have trouble...

Mental health is a subject that isnt normally talked about a lot, drumline instructor Courtney Long said. We are aware that a lot of our students, our staff members, and people in the community struggle with mental health.

Drumming up awareness to beat the stigma

Zak Keel, Reporter September 11, 2018

Students in Davenport West High School’s drumline are raising awareness to beat the stigma of mental health through an outreach partnership with the Vera French Community Mental Health Center. The...

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