Higher Learning Advocates & 13 Partners Ask ED to Issue Guidance Related to Student Mental Health

Higher Learning Advocates & 13 Partners Ask ED to Issue Guidance Related to Student Mental Health

WASHINGTON (May 3, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 13 partner organizations submitted a letter to Secretary Cardona, asking the Department of Education to issue guidance to institutions to clarify that mental health supports and services fall under the category of student support services, and therefore can be funded with the institutional portion of HEERF funding. Especially now, as the pandemic continues, students need access to essential supports like mental health services.

Read the letter here.