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Wisconsin Office of Children’s Mental Health
September 2020 Collective Impact Network Newsletter
- Returning to School – What’s on People’s Minds?
- What Youth are Saying
- Legislative/Policy Updates
- Children’s Mental Health Research
- Of Interest
- Workgroup Team Updates
OPPORTUNITIES FROM Wisconsin Dept of Public Instruction
AODA Student Mini-Grant Competition – Now Open!
Deadline October 9
Comprehensive school health programs require youth involvement to create environments conducive to healthy, resilient, and successful learners. Funds will be available on a competitive basis for schools throughout the state to support education, prevention, and intervention programs designed by the students, targeting alcohol and other drug abuse (AODA) and other youth risk behaviors such as tobacco, traffic safety, violence, suicide, etc. In addition, a major funding priority of the mini-grant program is the involvement of youth in the planning and implementation of the project. Consideration will be given based on the educational value of the project and statewide geographic distribution of funds. The amount of each individual mini-grant award may not exceed $1,000 and applications are due October 9th. For more information, see the Student AODA Mini-Grant Program webpage. link to https://dpi.wi.gov/sspw/aoda/mini-grant
Peer-to-Peer Suicide Prevention Grant Competition – Now Open!
Deadline Sept 30
The new competitive grant process for peer-to-peer suicide prevention programming is due September 30th. Public, private, and tribal schools where pupils attend high school grades are eligible for this grant. Grants may be awarded for up to $1,000 for each applicant school. Recipients of a grant under this program may use the grant funds to support an existing or to implement a new, peer-to-peer suicide prevention program. For more information, see the Peer-to-Peer Suicide Prevention Grants webpage. link to https://dpi.wi.gov/sspw/mental-health/youth-suicide-prevention/student-programs/peer-to-peer-suicide-prevention-grants
To book a 15 minute consultation to discuss the School based Mental Health Services Grant, Social and Emotional Learning or school mental health in general please go to: