Developing a Business Plan for Sustaining School Mental Health Services: Three Success Stories (October 2012)
Despite its documented benefits, school mental health continues to hit barriers to growth. Financing is commonly cited as the primary challenge. This document describes how three communities and their lead mental health agencies have worked with schools and other local and state agencies to develop sustainable programs.
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View a one-pager on business planning for sustainable school-based mental health services here.
Related resources: Annotated Bibliography: An analysis of peer-reviewed studies or reviews linking behavioral health interventions with students' educational outcomes. School Mental Health Services for the 21st Century: Lessons from the District of Columbia School Mental Health Program
Remarks from Wendy Yallowitz, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Vulnerable Populations Program Officer