June 2019

After consulting officials representing over 20,000 students and seating an inclusive steering committee charged with vetting Mental & Behavioral Health project ideas, NPNO identified the following five critical areas for intervention: universal mental and behavioral health screenings, and connection to services; discharge coordination; acute crisis coordination; telehealth; family engagement for health (i.e. pushing out existing services, such as Children’s Hospital New Orleans Parenting Center, into school-based settings).