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Niagara Falls teachers receive training for new mental health program

Posted: 2:43 PM, Nov 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-17 14:43:31-05

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) — Niagara Falls High School and Mental Health Advocates of WNY came together in Niagara Falls Saturday for a new mental health training program.

The program is a push to help end the stigma associated with mental health, teachers and other school staff members received special training on the program.

It's designed to bring discussions about mental health into small group settings.

The program is an extension of JustTellOne.org which is an online awareness campaign about mental health in this country.

The new program features peer-to-peer and guided discussions about mental health awareness, education, and treatment options.