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Brevard, FL: District gets $1.7M for school-based mental health services

Aug 15, 2018, Fox 35, Lake Mary, FL: Brevard Public Schools expands Mental Health Assistance Plan http://www.fox35orlando.com/news/local-news/brevard-public-schools-expands-mental-health-assistance-plan Brevard Public Schools has announced that to meet students' mental health needs, in addition to new state requirements, they have created a comprehensive Mental Health Assistance Plan and hired 16 school social workers, four school psychologists, and five instructional assistants…. Brevard Public School has reportedly received a mental health assistance allocation of $1.7 million from the state to meet the mandates set by the bill. The district is using the allocation to expand the existing school-based mental health care and access to mental health services for students…