Arkansas AWARE is a project funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration RFA-SM-18-006 AWARE (Advancing Wellness And Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency Grant to support districts in efforts to provide mental health care awareness and trauma informed practices.
GOAL 1: To increase coordinated referrals, mental health services and programs, and follow-up for children.
GOAL 2: Increase outreach and engagement among youth, families, schools, and communities in an effort to increase awareness, mental health identification, and implementation of services and programs.
GOAL 3: Develop the infrastructure that will sustain mental health among youth and maintain mental and behavioral health services when federal funding ends.
For more information, please contact:
Arkansas Department of Education
OUR Educational Cooperative
P.O. Box 610
Valley Springs, AR 72682