What is Montana SOARS?
Montana SOARS is a community driven project involving a collaboration between several communities across the great state of Montana and is funded by the "Project AWARE" grant provided through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
What Does SOARS Mean?
SOARS = Support, Outreach, and Access for the Resiliency of Students
Which Communities in Montana Are Participating?
As of January 1, 2015, Montana SOARS is a collaborative effort between the cities of Kalispell, Butte, and Browning.
Through a trauma-informed approach, families, schools and communities will collaborate to raise mental health awareness, improve related policies, and increase access to mental health services to ensure that all Montana students experience academic and social success.
Building resilient Montana youth through strong family, community, and school collaborations.