Program: Project L.I.F.T. (Life Initiative For Teens)
Award Amount: $232,500.00
Funding Category: Healthy Children
Summary: Serves teens with substance abuse issues, most of whom have been referred by the county court, by providing mental health counseling along with occupational skill development and positive adult mentoring.
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Project LIFT’s innovative delivery of mental health services provides therapy through the unique platform of vocational training. At no cost, at risk 14-21 year old young men & women engage in hands- on training in: welding, HVAC, solar installation, metal forging, barbering & cosmetology, construction, auto repair, screen printing and more, while licensed therapists work with them to address issues including depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, abuse and anger management.