Fairwinds — Nantucket’s Counseling Center, Inc.

No-Gap Project

Through no-gap funding and a part-time hire to manage community programs for children in the post-pandemic era, we seek to eliminate all barriers to behavioral health treatment and vital developmental testing for minors that remain in place due to immigration, insurance, or financial status.

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Nantucket, MA
AMOUNT: $246,072
YEAR AWARDED: 2021
WEBSITE: https://www.fairwindscenter.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