SCIP Promotes Bryan Health’s #SaveTheKids Mental Health Awareness Presentation
School Community Intervention & Prevention (SCIP; www.scipnebraska.com) has announced that, in lieu of hosting their own community awareness event for October, they are encouraging parents, community members, and school personnel to register for Bryan Health’s Mental Health Awareness Week presentation, #SaveTheKids, on October 5. Collin Kartchner, youth advocate and social-media activist, will speak virtually from 6:30-8 p.m. regarding social media’s negative effect on kids’ mental and emotional health. Registration is required at www.bryanhealth.com/calendar/save-the-kids.
SCIP is a program designed to bring together families, schools, and the community to support student behavioral and emotional health. SCIP’s mission is to provide an effective prevention and early intervention process for youth with behavioral health concerns so they may achieve healthy, productive lives. SCIP works with schools throughout Nebraska by providing tools and resources to address behavioral health issues that impact children, adolescents, and their families.
School Community Intervention & Prevention is supported in whole or part by Grant #2B08T1010034 under the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and the Nebraska Division of Behavioral Health and monies passed through by Region 4 and Region V to prevention providers ($135,170 or 53%) and $121,933 or 47% from non-governmental entities. For more information about SCIP, visit www.scipnebraska.com or call (402) 327-6843.