Hamburg Central School District

Implementation of Mental Health First Aid in Hamburg Central School District

“Hamburg Central School District will use these grant funds to train school counselors, social workers, and psychologists as trainers in Youth Mental Health First Aid. These trainers will then train all teachers, aides, and administrators to recognize signs and symptoms of mental health issues and respond appropriately.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Hamburg, NY
AMOUNT: $75,000 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2016
WEBSITE: http://www.hamburgschools.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