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Kentucky to expand school-based healthcare services for children

Gov. Matt Bevin announced June 3 that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education, will seek an amendment to Kentucky’s Medicaid state plan to provide greater healthcare access to students in schools across the Commonwealth by allowing for the payment of qualifying physical and mental health services.

State awarded $9 million grant to improve mental health services in...

The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, announced May 9 the award of a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the state and in three pilot school districts.

Student Advisory Council talks about teacher shortages, inclusion

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Student Advisory Council met Feb. 13 for the first time in the 2019-2020 school year.

Educators can make a difference in mental health of students

Marshall County's Bridget Powell says teachers have a key role to play in helping their students become more resilient and develop good decision-making skills.

What else can we expect from our children?

Kenton County's Kristina Slusser says educators need to be paying more attention to the mental health of students.

Grant to help schools be more AWARE of students’ mental health...

An $8.1 million federal grant will help Kentucky schools create safer learning environments and promote behavioral health to improve educational outcome for all students.

Mental health training grants available soon

Earlier this year, Congress approved $15 million to support the delivery of Mental Health First Aid training within schools and local communities. The Substance...