FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – New initiative aims to provide more mental health services for college students. The Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education announced Tuesday that the initiative will use $ 1.5 million in federal relief funds to boost mental health on campuses as COVID-19 continues to cause stress and strain. uncertainty among students. Funding will be divided. Grants totaling $ 900,000 will go to schools to expand mental health programs and the remainder will go to state contracts to train staff and provide web-based interventions. Officials say the initiative comes as colleges and universities in Kentucky experience increased demand for health and counseling resources due to anxiety and depression caused by the pandemic.
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