DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RECEIVES $9 MILLION TO ADDRESS MENTAL HEALTH IN LOUISIANA SCHOOLS
October 1, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Education today announced the state is the recipient of a $9 million grant to expand mental health services to students to support health development and prevent youth violence. Louisiana has been awarded the Project Advancing Wellness and Resilience Education (Project AWARE) grant through the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
"In order to truly serve every child, every day, we must understand and meet their learning needs, as well as their social and emotional needs," said State Superintendent John White. "Through Project AWARE, Lo...