Cobb Collaborative gets $100K to expand mental health initiative


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Cobb Collaborative, an area companion of the Georgia Household Connection Partnership that gives help, coaching and organizational improvement providers to Cobb County nonprofits and affiliated companies, is happy to announce the growth of its Thoughts Your Thoughts psychological well being initiative, after receiving a $100,000 grant from Resilient Georgia. The initiative helps to boost consciousness, promote resiliency and cut back stigma round psychological well being points, notably in gentle of the burdens created by COVID-19 because it continues to influence kids and households. 

“We’re honored to be awarded this grant to help the important trauma-informed coaching, sources and programming to increase our Thoughts Your Thoughts initiative that launched in late 2019,” stated Irene Barton, Cobb Collaborative Government Director. “Psychological sickness impacts 1 in 5 People, and but so many people are hesitant to get assist or are unaware of obtainable sources. Now greater than ever, it’s vital to attach our group with data and sources to assist enhance constructive outcomes for Cobb county kids and households,” she continued. 

The 2-year Trauma-Knowledgeable Group Grant from Resilient Georgia will fund sources which have a regional emphasis on trauma-informed consciousness, Adversarial Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and little one sexual abuse prevention coaching as a foundation to remodel techniques and procedures crossing each private and non-private sectors.

Since its inception in 2019, the Thoughts Your Thoughts psychological well being initiative has continued to obtain help from companies like CareSource Basis, Cobb & Douglas Public Well being and Georgia Division of Early Care and Studying. The partnership with Resilient Georgia will assist make sure that psychological well being sources are persevering with to be supplied in Cobb County.

For extra details about the psychological well being initiative and different work at Cobb Collaborative, go to or contact Irene Barton at [email protected]

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