Pam Dudding-Burch
Contributing writer

As each poster was revealed of their drawing, they had submitted for a local art contest, both Shelby Devinney and Angel Moses’ eyes widen with excitement. “They are beautiful,” was the common consensus for all who were present.


In honor of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the student assistance program at Craig County Schools (a prevention/intervention program) sponsored a poster campaign. SAMSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) sponsors several activities for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, which occurred this year on May 10.

Joan Landolt is the Student Assistance Program Coordinator, who for over five years, has been providing mental health services in Craig County, including the schools. She is also a licensed clinical social worker.
“In January I was contracted to…



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