Tomball, TX (July 28, 2017) Tomball Regional Health Foundation announced today that it recently awarded a grant to Concordia Lutheran High School to help support clinical and safety needs as well as the implementation and support of mental health initiatives to address adolescent concerns that are currently affecting our students and our community.

This funding will help provide First Aid/CPR Certification and Skills Training for all Concordia staff as a life-saving measure on campus. It will also enable Concordia’s counseling department to receive additional training to adequately address key mental health issues that are affecting all teens in our community, and implement quarterly programs on topics such as suicide prevention, substance abuse, depression, bullying, anxiety, to name a few. This grant award will also support the development of clubs and organizations at CLHS to empower students against these issues. In addition, Concordia will sponsor targeted training/workshops for our parents and community on critical topics related to adolescent mental health, in accordance with the provision and guidance of family resources for these specific areas. “We are pleased to be able to not only support these new initiatives at Concordia Lutheran High School, but the children in our community who will benefit from them, said Jack Smith, TRHF Chairman of the Board.”

According to Joel Bode, Head of School at CLHS, “Concordia Lutheran High School is thrilled to receive this grant from the Tomball Regional Health Foundation. We will now be able to provide professional development and training for our faculty and staff in areas to enhance student and school safety, as well as hold workshops related to clinical, safety and mental health programs for parents and community members. This will not only be a benefit for our Concordia community. It will also be for the Tomball community.”