Behavioral Health Innovators, Inc.

Cape Cod PASS Program (Positive Alternative to School Suspension)

We are piloting an intervention program at two Barnstable County high schools to provide a positive alternative to school suspension. Participating students will be assessed and those struggling with anxiety, depression, substance use, and/or trauma will be referred for appropriate support services.

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: S. Chatham, MA
AMOUNT: $101,000
YEAR AWARDED: 2021
WEBSITE: www.bhinnov.org


Helping Students Deal with Mental Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis for too many young people. Even before the pandemic, depression, anxiety, and suicidality rates were sharply rising among teens in America. In 2019, rates of adolescents reporting a major depressive episode were up 60 percent from about ten years prior.[1] Articles appear in the media … Continued