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Mental Health

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Melissa Burnheimer

Mental Health Specialist
An image of Lacy Murphey

Lacy Murphey

School Counseling Specialist
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Cristina McCrary

Coordinator of Mental Health Initiative


The Region 9 Mental Health Department provides director services, technical assistance, and professional development in areas such as:

  • general mental health
  • suicide prevention
  • bullying awareness and prevention
  • behavior and classroom management
  • crisis management and response
  • grief and trauma-informed care

For more information about our programs, please visit our website Mental Health and Wellness in Region 9.