Below you will find information about current events and information from our monthly newsletter.
The WV ESMH Initiative exists so that every student in West Virginia can benefit from a school environment that supports social and emotional wellbeing to achieve his or her full potential. We hope these resources help accomplish that mission.
Walking in Wellness is a Podcast dedicated to empowering those professionals who take on substance misuse prevention work — with the mindset and skill set necessary to prioritize wellness every day.
Pocahontas County has committed to preventing bullying in their schools, and their secondary schools completed Olweus training Aug 23.
MUSHTAC and BBH hosted the 2023 WVESMH Back to School Workshop in Charleston on August 9.
Expanded School Mental Health site visits continue, most recently at Calhoun County on July 28 and Ohio County on August 11.
This school mental health webinar series with a focus on advancing high quality, sustainable school mental health from a multi-tiered system of support, trauma sensitive, and culturally responsive and equitable lens.
This webinar looks at the power dynamics embedded in client/care provider relationships, indicators of safety that LGBTQ folks seek, and engagement techniques to build trust and reassurance.
The 2023-2024 Back to School Workshop for WV’s ESMH grantees is scheduled for August 9, 2023.
2024 WV Substance Use Response Plan Town Hall Meetings will take place throughout August.
Pocahontas County’s Board of Education has fully committed to the implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in all five schools. Committees from the elementary schools completed training on July 24 and 25.
The WVDHHR’s Bureau for Behavioral Health (BBH) has launched the BBH Clearinghouse, an online database of evidence-based practices.