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Youth Mental Health

Education Conneciton Partners Receive $375K Federal Grant for Youth Mental Health Initiative in NW CT

November 3, 2015
Education Connection in collaboration with Northwestern Regional School District 7 and the NW CT Youth and Adolescent Mental Health Coalition has received a three-year, $375,000 Project AWARE Community grant to support Youth Mental Health First Aid training in northwest Connecticut. One...
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Wauwatosa school program aims to eliminate mental illness stigma

October 28, 2015
When a high school athlete breaks his arm, he walks down the hallways with a cast and “everybody says it’s really cool,” said Fred Robinson, Tosa United coordinator for the Wauwatosa School District. Equally, when a classmate is home sick with...
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Rice County schools prepared to handle students’ mental health issues

October 3, 2015
The first full week of October marks the 25th annual Mental Illness Awareness week, and schools in Rice County are ready to help those who may be suffering. 10/03/2015 Link to Source
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Walkers take to the streets to fight suicide

September 30, 2015
The Westport Out of the Darkness Walk is one of more than 350 Out of the Darkness Community Walks being held nationwide this fall. The walks are expected to unite more than 150,000 walkers and raise millions for suicide prevention...
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Be Nice is back to school

September 18, 2015
“Be Nice.” is a mental health awareness, anti-bullying and suicide prevention program that wants schools, workplaces and all of the West Michigan community to know that saving lives is as simple as just being nice. 09/18/2015 Link to Source
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School district adds positions to address mental health

September 2, 2015
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is one of three school districts in Alaska that have added positions at alternative schools using funds from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA, Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience...
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