Eliot Community Human Services

Expanding The NAN Project's Partnership with Lawrence Public Schools

TNP requests a 2-year grant to continue to strengthen our partnership with Lawrence Public Schools, specifically Lawrence High School and one middle school, utilizing our peer-to-peer mental health awareness and suicide prevention programing for students and professional development for teachers.

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Lexington MA
AMOUNT: $50,000
WEBSITE: https://www.eliotchs.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