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Suicide Attempt – Time To Get Help

By Executive Director, John Reilly, MSW, LCSW, PsyA. The possibility of a child’s suicide is one of the most frightening worries for a parent, and rightfully so. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among adolescents, ranking only behind accidents/unintentional injury (Minino, 2010). There is widespread and very public support for families and […]

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New Sage Clinicians Added to Lawrence Township School District

Lawrence Township, New Jersey – Sage In-District Services is proud to announce their partnership with the Lawrence Township School District. Lawrence Township High School and Middle School will each be adding a new Sage Certified Clinician™ in their efforts to implement a new mental health intervention program for the 2017-2018 school year. Sage Clinicians will be available for students […]

school avoidance, School Refusal, therapeutic education

The Dangers of Interminable Home Instruction

By Executive Director, John Reilly, LCSW, PsyA and Director of Operations, Chris Leonard, LCSW, M.Ed. Home instruction can be a helpful intervention for students with a chronic, disabling medical condition that requires bedside instruction. However, most of the home instruction cases that come to our attention do not involve a medical condition but instead involve […]

How to Transition to a New School | Sage Day Schools
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5 Ways to Adjust to a New School

Adjusting to a new school can be scary for children. Kids can feel uncomfortable in an unfamiliar environment and may need help to prepare for a big adjustment. Here are some tips to help make for an easier transition. Tackle Anxieties early on Sometimes there’s one aspect of the new school that makes your child […]

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Taking On A New School Year

The beginning of the school year can make children and teens anxious, whether they are transitioning into a new school or returning to one they are familiar with. For students who already cope with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues, these fears can be exacerbated. The unknown factors of a new grade with higher-level […]