Health Law Advocates

Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids)

“This grant provides continuing support for the operation and evaluation of the Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids), which ensures that young people with mental health issues are connected to supports to help address their needs.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Boston, MA
AMOUNT: $297,918 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018
WEBSITE: http://www.healthlawadvocates.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