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  • Today, on World Mental Health Day, The Governor’s Prevention Partnership is announcing the launch of an interactive mental health and wellness resource for Connecticut students in the Hartford area.

    The digital course targeted at both middle and high school students, Mental Wellness Basics, is a no-cost resource made available through The Governor’s Prevention Partnership’s collaboration with the nation’s leading education technology innovator, EVERFI, Inc. EVERFI supports digital access to programs addressing critical life skills across the nation.

    The course will be offered at 10 schools in the Hartford area.

    Mental Wellness Basics uses a results-based approach that is already making a difference for thousands of students:
    · Since 2018, 65,000+ students have been reached across 1,200+ schools.
    · 30% more students know what coping strategies to use to protect their mental health
    · 70% of students said the course helped them understand how to support a friend in need

    Please click the title to view the full press release.

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