Mental Health

Yellow Ribbon Week shines light on mental wellness

Yellow Ribbon Week shines light on mental wellness

Torrey Pines High School hosted another powerful Yellow Ribbon Week March 13-17, promoting mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

Teacher Katie Bayliss said she is proud to work in a school that has something like Yellow Ribbon Week, as suicide affected her personally when she lost her 13-year-old brother Ross to suicide when she was a senior in high school.

“He was the top student in his class and had many friends. These outside things are not a guarantee against suicide. My experience is evidence that suicide can reach anyone at any age and it is something that should be talked about openly. We need to share the resources and information that can help improve and...

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