New Hampshire DOE provides funding to assist summer camps

By Danielle Ray
August 6th, 2022
Nottingham Parks & Recreation is one of the entities to benefit from DOE funding and partner with Seacoast Mental Health to meet the needs of youth.
Nottingham Parks & Recreation is one of the entities to benefit from DOE funding and partner with Seacoast Mental Health to meet the needs of youth.

Pandemic related issues and long-term effects are known to be far reaching and include mental health particularly in youth. The New Hampshire Department of Education (DOE) is addressing the issue with $500,000 in grant funding for summer camps across the state to utilize by bringing on mental health clinicians and providing access to relevant resources through recipient organizations.

The grant enables each of the state’s 10 community mental health centers to provide clinicians for summer camps and programs to help in a variety of ways such as training staff before kids arrive, working with campers in small groups or individually, or being on-call for difficult situations.

“I am pleased we are able to partner with the Department of Ed...

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