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

The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued