In the past decade, NC has seen an increase in mental health issues among the state’s youngest population. School systems like Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) are finding ways to help combat these growing numbers.

WCPSS currently offers in-school mental health services to schools in the district. Currently, 16 contracted therapists travel to the 40 schools in the program to provide these services.

WCPSS has plans to expand to all 197 schools in the district.

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