The Superior Health Foundation awarded $722,065.93 in proactive pediatric mental health grants to six organizations during its fall grant award celebration in October. The Michigan State University – Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, Upper Peninsula Health Care Solutions, Inc., Great Lakes Recovery Centers, Inc., Catholic Social Services of the Upper Peninsula, Northern Michigan University and Marquette-Alger RESA were among those that received the grants.
The awards were presented by 44North at the event. Pediatric Mental Health Grants will be awarded over a two-year period. This initiative aims to support organizations that are working to improve the mental health of children in the region.
The Superior Health Foundation is committed to supporting initiatives that promote healthy living and wellness for all members of the community. With these grants, they are continuing their efforts to ensure that children have access to the resources they need to thrive mentally and emotionally.
These organizations will use the funds to develop programs and initiatives that focus on early intervention, prevention, and treatment of mental health issues in children. They will also work to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and provide education and resources for families and caregivers.