Portland State University (PSU) will use nearly $6 million in federal funding to train new school-based mental health service providers to address shortages in high-need Oregon and Washington schools.     The US Department of Education (DOE) will distribute the funds to PSU over a five-year period through the Mental Health Service Professional Demonstration Grant … Read more

Fewer rural public schools have the ability to get students diagnosed with mental health issues than their urban counterparts, according to a study led by researchers at Washington State University (WSU). The study showed that only a little more than half of all public schools (58%) reported providing assessments for mental health disorders. Researchers’ analysis … Read more