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Brooklyn, NY: School gets $1.8M grant to address mental health issues in students

Oct 11, 2018, Amsterdam News, New York, NY: Bed-Stuy School Selected to Participate in Mental Health Education Project http://amsterdamnews.com/news/2018/oct/11/bed-stuy-school-selected-participate-mental-health/ Whitelaw Reid Educational Campus, located in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, is participating in the first phase of a new mental health program by the New York State Education Department and the State Office of Mental Health. The school is the recipient of a share of a $1.8 million grant to increase mental health support in schools, the agencies announced today, in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs Oct. 7-13. The grant, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is a 2018 Project Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education award and is intended to expand the capacity of states to detect and respond to mental health issues in school-aged youth. …