The Speed of Hurt

Teens experience pain as fast as the flip of a switch – and the speed of hurt hits them as swiftly as turning on a light. Often, terrible situations can lead to teen suicide – but we need to be vigilant when observing changes – even small changes – in the behavior of the young […]

One Community’s Cyber Attack on Jeff Yalden’s Reputation

 Hello, my friends. Jeff Yalden here.  I’ve spent nearly four days writing this and it continues to rip my heart out reliving the situation from this one community. It’s been weighing heavily on my heart, and I appreciate the opportunity to share my thoughts and feelings in this forum. It’s my hope to alleviate […]

JEFF YALDEN RETURNS TO ATCHISON, KANSAS

EDITOR’S NOTE: Jeff will be on hand all day tomorrow, April 3, for students, parents, community members, and recent graduates. For details, contact Atchison High School at (913) 367-4162. Hey Atchison Community – A lot of people in the community and parents have reached out to me and shared with me the latest loss. First […]