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

The Higher Learning Advocates and 13 partner organizations, including Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 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.

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