Monday, January 24, 2022

Lorain High students demand change in ways sexual assault allegations are handled

LORAIN, Ohio — Students at Lorain High School took a stand against sexual assault after a fellow classmate says she organized a protest to raise awareness following her own experience as a sexual-assault survivor. The organizer said approximately 250 students assembled at the school's auditorium and shared their stories of sexual... Continue Reading

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Lorain police investigating sexual assault claims after student-led forum at high school

LORAIN, Ohio (WJW) – The Lorain Police Department is investigating more than a dozen cases of alleged sexual assault stemming from a high school forum in which students shared their painful experiences of assault. Police are also investigating whether any school staff members previously failed to report allegations, as required by... Continue Reading

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

'Deeply troubling:' Lorain school leaders calling for action after students protest sexual assault

LORAIN, Ohio (WJW) — Lorain City Schools is calling for district-wide action after a passionate, student-led demonstration to raise awareness about sexual assault left leaders in attendance “forever changed.” In a letter to the community, superintendent Dr. Jeff Graham said school administrators on Friday were aware the students were assembling to... Continue Reading

Friday, October 22, 2021

Be proactive to avoid pesky winter doldrums

With winter comes many things that people love. Holidays, visiting family and Cleveland Browns football. But the darker, colder days can bring negative effects as well. Many people report depressive symptoms such as fatigue, insomnia and loneliness. Sometimes these symptoms can be more severe, which is a sign of seasonal... Continue Reading

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

A healing journey leads to a new beginning

Like far too many children who come into our care, Katie’s early years were marked by exposure to violence and the trauma it leaves in its wake. Now 12, Katie has been working with Beech Brook art therapist Rick Rule-Hoffman ever since she was placed in a Beech Brook foster home... Continue Reading

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