The challenge of addressing the mental health needs of Nebraska’s children and youth through a comprehensive continuum of services being available statewide has come to the forefront in recent years. Schools are meeting this challenge through partnerships with various systems, including the state’s Behavioral Health Regions, Educational Service Units, local service providers, community coalitions and affected families.
During this session, local and statewide initiatives focusing on school-based mental health programs will be highlighted and an overview of the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) grant provided.
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