Menninger and the David and Helen Gurley Brown Trust

Announces $1 Million in Grants to Integrate Mental Health into After-School Initiatives in Houston




The David and Helen Gurley Brown Trust and The Menninger Clinic, one of the nation’s leading mental healthcare systems, announced an inaugural $1 million in grants awarded to seven Greater Houston recipients. The grants will establish BridgeUp at Menninger, an innovative model that integrates evidence-based social and emotional learning programs into after-school initiatives to help vulnerable students succeed in school and beyond. This funding is made possible through a $7.5 million grant awarded to Menninger by the Brown Trust.

Mental Health America of Greater Houston and ProUnitas, Inc. are partnering with Kashmere Community Council to deliver after-school programming that includes recommendations from the Harris County School Behavioral Health Initiative, such as support groups, restorative justice circles and mentoring.  The program will benefit students and teachers at Key Middle School and Kashmere High School.

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