‘Young people are showing the adults the way,’ Shapiro says about mental health investments

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Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro sat down with students in Westmoreland County on Wednesday to discuss ways to invest in mental health — especially addressing challenges for young people — statewide. And after a closed-press discussion with Hempfield Area High schoolers, the Democratic governor said his administration is evaluating how later…

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Albanese government gives $136 million in funding to refugee mental health programs

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Key Points Refugees will be able to access culturally-specific mental health programs, healing trauma and persecution. The program offers counselling, advocacy, and referrals to health services. Funding includes resources to deliver culturally appropriate care and build a trauma-informed workforce for refugees. Refugees in Australia will have access to culturally-specific mental…

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