2019-04-14 Classrooms & our children in Crisis

There have been many recent articles about people displaying bizarre behavior, on airplanes, in shopping malls, and especially in schools. Parents and teachers report that young children are becoming more violent, disruptive or depressed.  And, sadly, suicides among young people, even young children. are on the rise. Many studies have reported that exposure to wireless radiation can cause depression, neurological and psychological changes, especially in children.

Janis Hoffmann has gathered many articles and reports related to this topic for her blog, “Parents for Safe Schools”, and she agreed to share it in an update.  The link to this to Janis’s blog is   https://parentsforasafeschool.blogspot.com/2019/04/classrooms-in-crisis-verbal-physical.html   

Schools and physicians are failing to be told about the health effects of exposure to microwave radiation, yet children are exposed all day every school day, needlessly.  Please share this widely.

Study: Number of children going to ER with suicidal thoughts and attempts has doubled

“Diagnoses of either condition increased from 580,000 in 2007 to 1.12 million in 2015, according to the study, published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The average age of a child at the time of evaluation was 13, and 43% of the visits were in children between 5 and 11.  “The numbers are very alarming,” said Dr. Brett Burstein, the lead study author and a pediatric emergency room physician…

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https://www.wisn.com/article/study-number-of-children-going-to-er-with-suicidal-thoughts-and-attempts-has-doubled/27083607    or    http://tinyurl.com/y6h3chsu

Child suicide attempts are skyrocketing in the US, but nobody knows why

https://www.thisisinsider.com/child-suicide-attempts-skyrocketing-in-the-us-2019-4    or   http://tinyurl.com/y5s2bqy8

 

International student is found dead sparking police probe into ‘sudden death’ in Bristol where 12 university students have taken their own lives since 2016

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6779229/International-student-dead-sparking-police-probe-death-University-Bristol.html    or   http://tinyurl.com/y2hp34zc

Teen who was allergic to WiFi commits suicide

The mom told the court she had pleaded with her daughter’s teachers to allow her to work in rooms without Wi-Fi, but the school refused.

https://nypost.com/2015/11/30/teen-who-was-allergic-to-wifi-commits-suicide-mom/

 

Canadian hospitals stretched as self-harming teens seek help

“We’re seeing twice as many kids as we were 10 years ago,” said Dr. Hazen Gandy, division chief of community-based psychiatry at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa.  “Commonly it’s cutting,” he said of kids typically aged 12 to 17 who slash their arms, thighs or bellies with everything from razor blades to the sharp edges of protractors.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/canadian-hospitals-stretched-as-self-harming-teens-seek-help-1.2574316

 

‘I felt helpless’: Teachers call for support amid ‘escalating crisis’ of classroom violence

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/i-felt-helpless-teachers-call-for-support-amid-escalating-crisis-of-classroom-violence-1.5017623    or   http://tinyurl.com/y37nkhoj

 

Classrooms in Crisis: Verbal, physical, sometimes violent outbursts plaguing Oregon classrooms. 

https://www.kgw.com/article/news/investigations/classrooms-in-crisis-verbal-physical-sometimes-violent-outbursts-plaguing-oregon-classrooms/283-490a6255-23d0-4bab-af74-895102734e78    or    http://tinyurl.com/y4ukfq8a

 

Prince George school counsellors say mental health situation is at a crisis point

https://www.princegeorgematters.com/local-news/prince-george-school-counsellors-say-mental-health-situation-is-at-a-crisis-point-1368062    or    http://tinyurl.com/yxqccpv7

 

Momo Is A Red Flag – The internet is not a safe nor a happy place for our children.

In 2018 Blue Cross Blue Shield Association release findings showing a 64% rise in depression in teens between 2013 and 2016 with the Center for Disease Control reporting in 2016 a concurrent 30% rise in suicide. Jean Twenge’s 2017 research found that teens who spend five or more hours per day on their devices are 71 percent more likely to have one risk factor for suicide regardless of the content consumed.

http://movingtolearn.ca/2019/momo-is-a-red-flag-the-internet-is-not-a-safe-nor-a-happy-place-for-our-children    or    http://tinyurl.com/y3zv7oq4

 

Peer-reviewed Studies

Increases in Depressive Symptoms, Suicide-Related Outcomes, and Suicide Rates Among U.S. Adolescents After 2010 and Links to Increased New Media Screen Time

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2167702617723376?journalCode=cpxa

 

Microwave frequency electromagnetic fields (EMFs) produce widespread neuropsychiatric effects including depression

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0891061815000599

 

Wi-Fi is an important threat to human health

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935118300355

 

Electromagnetic Fields, Pulsed Radiofrequency Radiation, and Epigenetics: How Wireless Technologies May Affect Childhood Development

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28504324

 

Rats exposed to 2.45GHz of non-ionizing radiation exhibit behavioral changes within creased brain expression of apoptotic caspase 3

https://www.pathophysiologyjournal.com/article/S0928-4680(17)30052-4/pdf

 

Effects of 1.8 GHz Radiofrequency Fields on the Emotional Behavior and Spatial Memory of Adolescent Mice.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5707983/pdf/ijerph-14-01344.pdf

 

Electromagnetic Fields, Pulsed Radiofrequency Radiation, and Epigenetics: How Wireless Technologies May Affect Childhood Development. Child Dev. doi:10.1111/cdev.12824

https://eliant.eu/fileadmin/user_upload/de/pdf/Sage_Burgio_Childhood_2017_Epigenetics.pdf

 

Depression, anxiety, and smartphone addiction in university students- A cross sectional study

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0182239

 

Sharon Noble, Director, Coalition to Stop Smart Meters 

“Public apathy is more powerful than public opinion. There’s more of it.      Dr. Jim Boren