Feds award near $10 million to fund mental health services in FL school districts

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As new data show a troubling increase in poor mental health and risk of suicide in teens, the U.S. Department of Education has announced millions in grants for seven Florida school districts as part of a five-year plan to invest $1 billion into mental health services.

With a turbulent education environment left over from the COVID-19 pandemic among other stresses, kids have struggled and federal, state and local school officials are trying to respond.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report called the Youth Risk Behavior Survey

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