Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo f/b/o Health Foundation of Western and Central New York

Children, Families, and Trauma: Building Resiliency - Phase I

“This grant contributes to the first phase of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York’s “Children, Families and Trauma: Building Resiliency” project. The Tower Foundation’s funding will be used to support training in trauma-sensitive care and Human Centered Design for Erie and Niagara County preschool providers.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $30,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018


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