August 2019. Pennsylvania Captial-Star. “Pennsylvania set up a tip line for school threats. Instead, students overwhelmingly called with mental health concerns.”


I was recently interviewed by Elizabeth Hardison for the article, Pennsylvania set up a tip line for school threats. Instead, students overwhelmingly called with mental health concerns. When I was asked if I was surprised by the high level of mental health concerns being reported by students, I said I was not. Our youths are struggling with issues other than Algebra and English.

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~ Ryan



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Ryan Speaks With Haley Potter of Erie News Now

“Sometimes the triggers for mental health issues are at home and sometimes when kids go to school, they have a healthy break from it,” Ryan Klingensmith, a licensed Counselor and Founder of Shape the Sky says.

Expert Warns Parents About Keeping Kids Safe Online

GREENBURG, PA. (WPXI News) – “Ryan Klingensmith, a licensed professional counselor, founded Shape the Sky. It’s essentially a one-stop shop for parents. He told Channel 11 parents should know how these apps function, but he said what is most important is knowing your child’s behavior. One way to do that? Follow your child on Snapchat.”