AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) Texas is a five-year initiative designed to strengthen community and school-based supports for the mental health and resiliency of students. Under a federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has partnered with Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to design and implement this program, which deploys evidence-based mental health resources to campuses within AWARE LEAs and education service center regions.


Click here to view the Project A.W.A.R.E Texas 1-Pager

Click here to view the Project A.W.A.R.E. Expansion Consortium 101 Brochure 

Map of Texas reflecting the four regions involved in AWARE. The map includes ESC Regions 2, 3, 4, and 5, along with Port Aransas ISD, Refugio ISD, Woodsboro ISD, Goose Creek ISD, and Bridge City ISD.
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Number of Students Impacted by Supports (Tier 1)
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