The Tam News

Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

By Leah Fullerton

June 7, 2019

Senior Lauren Ross has earned an array of titles in her time on Tam’s track and field team. However, her experience has not all been smooth sailing.

5150

5150

By Griffin Chen, Features Editor

March 17, 2019

California Welfare and Institutions Code 5150. When a person as a result of a mental health disorder is a danger to others or to themselves, a peace officer, or professional person designated by the county, may take the person into custody for a period of up to 72 hours for assessment, evaluation, and crisis intervention.

Editorial: BACR Must Stay

Editorial: BACR Must Stay

By Editorial Staff

February 7, 2019

In light of the proposed budget cuts for the 2019-2020 school year, Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) administration received significant pushback on their plan to cut 50% of Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) funding. BACR provides free counseling and therapy services for roughly 300 students at T...

Wellness Center Update

Wellness Center Update

By Marie Hogan

April 3, 2017

Development of Tam’s Wellness program continues, with the school set to begin hiring Wellness coordinators April 3rd. Due to space constraints, Tam is going forward with a Wellness program that combines counseling support with community outreach, rather than constructing a separate Wellness cent...

Editorial: Mental Health Stigma

Editorial: Mental Health Stigma

January 12, 2017

It’s no surprise to many of us that mental health issues such as depression, O.C.D., and bipolar disorders plague our school. According to the most recent Healthy Kids Survey from 2016, 30 percent of juniors at Tam had experienced chronic sad and hopeless feelings and 13 percent had considered attem...