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(UK) NI: $94,000 (US) grant for social/emotional education for 8-11 year olds

Jan 18, 2018, (UK) Belfast Live: School children in Northern Ireland to benefit from mental health programme thanks to £70k funding boost https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/school-children-northern-ireland-benefit-14165853 School children across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from a specialised mental health programme thanks to a £70,000 funding boost. Danske Bank selected Action Mental Health as its charity partner for 2017 and having raised £70,000, almost 1500 additional children will now benefit from the programme. ‘Healthy Me’ is a health promotion programme for 8-11 year olds that aims to positively promote mental health and social and emotional wellbeing in children. … Aisling Press, Head of Branch Banking at Danske Bank said: “One in five adults in Northern Ireland are affected by mental ill-health at some stage in their lives. It’s a fundamental challenge for our society but we believe we can help address the issue for future generations by supporting and investing in the mental health of our children and young people. …