This winter and spring, 130 public schools across North Carolina will receive mental and behavioral health training and consultation through the North Carolina Psychiatry Access Line (NC-PAL).

NC-PAL is a collaboration between Duke University’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and NCDHHS. Participating schools opted into the NC-PAL program and other mental and behavioral health funding and support opportunities at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year when opting into the StrongSchoolsNC COVID-19 Testing Program.

Read the full press release here.