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About Us

The Healthcare workers and Educators Addressing and Reducing Trauma (HEART) Collective was convened to enhance collaborations between community health centers and schools to support positive mental health and well-being for youth in school-based settings.

Learn more about the the development and launch of the HEART Collective.


"Our youth need educators and other helping professionals to apply a compassionate lens and trauma-informed practices to help remove barriers that impact their social, emotional, and academic success."

Taylor Bryan Turner, Assistant Regional Administrator
SAMHSA, Region 1

Join & Access Resources

Collaborations around comprehensive school mental health supports offer vital connections with  healthcare centers as well as community-based organizations, mental and behavioral health agencies, and other youth-serving institutions that can deliver enhanced wraparound services.

Get Started: Review and Download Our Foundational Resources

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We regularly develop and curate new materials.

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Our Vision

We envision effective collaborations between schools and other entities to create compassionate school communities that provide a sense of safety, support student and staff mental health, and cultivate a culture of joy that drives engagement, meaningful relationships, and positive connections in the school community.
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