‘It’s OK to not be OK:’ How One High School Saved Lives with a 34-Question Survey
JUNE 5, 2019
In classrooms around the building, the school’s ninth-graders whizzed through an online mental health survey that would soon deliver real-time data to the group in the conference room. A statewide student health survey given every two years reveals just how prevalent thoughts of suicide are among Colorado youth. The district chose a 34-question screening survey called the BIMAS-2. Cañon City high-schoolers took the survey for the first time last October.