By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 

Fighting Failure, part 3: Mental health's toll

Combatting Oregon's school disinvestment , a series

 

February 7, 2019

Editor's note: This is part three of a series about the statewide problems in Oregon's education system, and how it affects local schools in the Southern Willamette region. This week's story follows mental health's role in student academics.

A school's primary mission is teaching and learning, but when a student is struggling with matters in their personal life: Those problems don't stop at the door.

According to Creslane Counselor Amy McCormick, there's a direct correlation between mental health and its effect on academics.

"How students function emotionally and mentally affects thinkin...



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