CINCINNATI, Ohio— Work together for Well being lately introduced $1.3 million in Psychological Well being Fairness Grants.
Bracken County Well being Division was listed as one of many 15 grantees to obtain the award from the group. The division was awarded a complete of $53,000, in keeping with data from Work together for Well being.
Bracken County Well being Division will use the grant monies from the group to companion with Bracken County colleges and Augusta Unbiased College, the division’s social media stated.
Bracken County Superintendent Jeff Aulick stated the mission will present every college in Bracken County with a scholar screened for psychological well being wants, telehealth tools, and guided classes for “focused teams” needing help.
“The Work together Well being grant in partnership with the Bracken County Well being Division will present one other layer of psychological well being help for college kids with social-emotional studying wants,” AIS Superintendent Lisa McCane stated. “Educators have noticed important will increase in college students’ psychological well being wants post-pandemic and we perceive addressing psychological well being is as essential as bodily well being for college kids’ success. Augusta Unbiased College is thrilled to have extra psychological well being sources and higher entry to psychological well being suppliers to help our college students and households.”
Work together for Well being’s web site stated the grant awarded to the well being division will help staff as they implement a “systemic strategy” to handle the psychological well being wants of scholars within the county. The group famous the division will emphasize the significance of every scholar’s particular wants.
“With assist from Work together for Well being, the grant offers us a chance for us to companion with the Bracken County Well being Division. The funds offered will help in buying a program that can promote Social and Emotional Studying in a mission titled ‘A Complete, Tiered Strategy’,” Aulick stated. “That is one more manner we’re working to make clear psychological well being fairness and handle our area’s most pressing well being wants and inequities.”
The well being division famous that additional data relating to this system might be launched when college begins in Bracken County.
To view the entire checklist of grant recipients of Work together for Well being, please go to https://interactforhealth.org/2023grantees/?fbclid=IwAR2rlLwiIqBLlZwIEvNzprAkvLL3zoCjM4rXK3Cb7PtnizcjVb6N4FRSSEI.