sandy hook elementary http://kbia.org en Nixon addresses Columbia educators at mental health first aid training http://kbia.org/post/nixon-addresses-columbia-educators-mental-health-first-aid-training <p>As part of Gov. Jay Nixon’s mental health initiative program, two hundred Missouri K-12 teachers, counselors and administrators gathered in Columbia this week to learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness.</p><p>Jermine Alberty is a mental health first-aid instructor. He says one of the first things he does in a session is ask his trainees to write down derogatory terms related to mental illness.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:17:13 +0000 Harum Helmy 44800 at http://kbia.org Nixon addresses Columbia educators at mental health first aid training Funerals Begin In Newtown, Investigation Continues http://kbia.org/post/funerals-begin-newtown-investigation-continues Six-year-olds Jack Pinto and Noah Pozner — two of the 20 first-graders killed Friday when a gunman stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:26:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 26028 at http://kbia.org Funerals Begin In Newtown, Investigation Continues In Connecticut: Prayers, Grief, Questions And Stories Of Heroism http://kbia.org/post/connecticut-prayers-grief-questions-and-stories-heroism <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4rwdriJpkc</p> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:55:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 25987 at http://kbia.org In Connecticut: Prayers, Grief, Questions And Stories Of Heroism Small Town Tries To Cope With Unimaginable Tragedy http://kbia.org/post/small-conn-town-trying-cope-scale-mass-shooting Newtown, Conn., is a white-collar community an hour and a half northeast of New York City. It's the kind of place where crime is rare and the biggest thing that happens each year is the Labor Day parade.<p>Now the peace and quiet has been shattered, and residents are trying to make sense of what's happened.<p>Hours after the shootings that left so many people dead, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church opened its doors for a prayer vigil. Sat, 15 Dec 2012 09:34:00 +0000 Jim Zarroli 25982 at http://kbia.org Small Town Tries To Cope With Unimaginable Tragedy