Project LIHNKS is a Three-Year, Federally Funded $1.3 M HRSA Grant Project that aims to do the following:
Increase the State of Georgia’s training of, and access to, an integrated behavioral health school-based workforce and services.
Provide state of the science training in evidence-based interventions that can be translated for the treatment of mental and substance use disorders, promote strengths in the family to increase resiliency in at-risk youths, and create a seamless referral process to community agencies and providers.
Leverage existing partnerships with schools in Northeast Georgia to facilitate the delivery of an integrated behavioral health services for school settings.
Develop a feasible, sustainable, and potentially cost-effective system of care that establishes integrated behavioral health service in Northeast Georgia’s K-12 schools.