Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education

Marysville School District is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for students, families and staff. Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Project AWARE is a partnership between the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Marysville School District, Battle Ground Public Schools, and Shelton School District. Each district will work to:

  • increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth;
  • provide training for school personnel, families and community members to detect and respond to mental health issues in children and young adults;
  • and connect youth and families with needed services.

These districts will work together over the next five years to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated program to advance wellness and resilience in education settings for school-aged youth.


  • Improve overall school climate
  • Promote positive mental health among youth and families
  • Increase mental health literacy of school personnel and other adults
  • Increase access to school and community-based mental health services
  • Build the capacity and leadership to sustain community-based mental health promotion, prevention, early identification, and treatment services
  • Creating a foundation for better schools


The Marysville School District will administer the climate surveys to students, families and staff between March 7 and March 18. This information, combined with results from the 2015 Health Youth Survey, will give the district valuable information to identify needs and areas for support for students.


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Grades 3 through 5
Grades 6 through 12