Catholic Charities of Omaha School Mental Health Program: Keeping kids healthy in mind and spirit


Catholic Charities of Omaha provides mental health services for students and their families in 21 Catholic schools via the School Mental Health Program. The services help people with depression, anxiety and behavioral issues, among other things. Catholic Charities also provides crisis intervention and professional development for the faculties of the schools. Listen to Joan Huss, senior director of program services at Catholic Charities of Omaha, tell the story of a young woman (anonymous) who was contemplating suicide but decided against it after receiving the support of the program. The young woman is flourishing at school and extracurricular activities. (Link Unavailable)

Also, watch a video featuring Joan Huss discussing the agency’s mental health program.



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