The Depression Files

Al Interviews Deb Robison | Licensed Social Worker & Project Administrator at the Center for School-Based Mental Health Programs at Miami University

March 27, 2022

In this episode, Al interviews Deb Robison, licensed social worker and project administrator at the Center for School-Based Mental Health Programs at Miami University (recorded 2-28-22). Deb describes the Ohio School Wellness Initiative, a grant-funded program with a goal of ensuring that all students and staff, especially the most vulnerable, will have access to mental health, behavioral health, substance abuse, and wellness services and supports. 

Working with eighty, diverse schools in eight different regions of Ohio, Deb describes this three-component framework that includes a statewide Student Assistance Program (SAP) model, strengthening specialized interventions for youth and addressing staff mental wellness. 

Check out these websites for more information on Deb and Miami University's Center for School-Based Mental Health Programs (CSBMHP) or the Ohio School Wellness Initiative (OSWI).

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