Boardman and Austintown schools launch pilot program for students in distress

Boardman and Austintown schools are launching a partnership program that provides a rapid response to students in emotional distress.

The pilot program is called EASE, Ensuring Action for Students in Emergency. It’s a partnership with Meridian Healthcare and Alta Behavioral Healthcare to provide a mobile crisis team of trained professionals who will respond to the school and deal with students in distress on the spot.

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