WHA Foundation’s 2019 Global Vision Community Partnership Award Honors School Based Mental Health Counseling

October 31, 2019

WHA presented the 2019 Global Vision Community Partnership Award to Fort HealthCare for their School Based Mental Health Counseling Program. The award recognizes and rewards community partnership projects that work with a WHA member hospital(s) to meet an identified community health need in an innovative or creative manner. 

Fort HealthCare’s School Based Mental Health Counseling Program provides in-school therapy for students who need individual treatment to overcome stress, anxiety and other stresses that impact their ability to succeed in school and life. Area school districts who have participated in the program are Cambridge, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson and Whitewater. Fort HealthCare also received a $2,500 grant to be used to support uncompensated care for underinsured students in the program. 

This story originally appeared in the October 31, 2019 edition of WHA Newsletter