Advancing Wellness and Resilience Education (AWARE) Project

This project’s goals are to increase the wellness and resilience of the students of West Virginia by supporting the local education agencies in increasing capacity of school based mental health systems and community collaboration for ongoing support of student success and well-being. These supports include, but are not limited to, establishing school based mental health services with a designated licensed provider for each participating school, training in use of specific tools and evidence-based practices.

  • Counties Covered – Cabell, Clay, Fayette, Harrison, Logan, and Wirt.
  • Agency Partners – Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery, WV Department of Education, WV Bureau for Behavioral Health, WV Prevention Research Center, Greater Recovery and Community Empowerment (GRaCE), West Virginia Behavior/Mental Health Technical Assistance Center, WV Center for Children’s Justice as well as local education agencies in Cabell, Clay, Fayette, Harrison, Logan, and Wirt County Schools.


Amy Knicely, MA
Project Director

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AWARE One Pager

AWARE One-Pager

AWARE Outcomes Sheet

Bridge to Success Guide

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