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Wellbeing and Equity in Rural Colorado Schools (WERCS)

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Our Work

WERCS is a 5-year effort to support 31 rural school districts in developing and implementing equity-driven strategies to promote wellbeing and mental health for youth and school staff. Strategies include strengthening family-school partnerships, improving staff mental health, engaging community partners, implementing practices to promote youth mental health, and developing a network for equity advocacy in rural schools.