Project AWARE Focuses On Mental Health And Increases Awareness Through The Community (Date Posted 9/22/2017)
Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) Increases awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth, including training in mental health for school personnel, families and community members.
Project AWARE purpose, goals, approaches, interventions and outcomes:
The Vision of Project AWARE
Improving the Mental Health and Well-being of Washington Students
Project AWARE works to 1) improve school climate and safety, 2) improve access to mental health services for children and youth, and 3) to increase awareness of mental health issues.
Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education
Shelton School District is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for students, families, and staff. Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Project AWARE is a partnership between the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Shelton School District, Battle Ground Public Schools, and Marysville School District. Each district will work to
- increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth,
- provide training for school personnel, families and community members to detect and respond to mental health issues in children and young adults
- and connect youth and families with needed services.
More Information and Resources
Latest Mental Health Brief