Senator Cramer announces federal funding for UND to support school-based mental health programs for indigenous communities

(Fargo, ND) -- U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer has announced the U.S. Department of Education awarded the University of North Dakota more than $820 thousand for projects to support school-based mental health needs in indigenous and rural communities.

The resources will be administered through the Education Department's Mental Health Service Professionals Demonstration Program, which awards competitive grants to test and evaluate partnerships between institutions of higher education and states or local education agencies.