Amid two intersecting crises in America – an opioid epidemic and mistreatment of emergency mental health calls – the federal government has awarded $5.6 million to better train rural emergency medical workers. Money from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will target rural communities, which have the fewest resources to deal with delicate and complicated emergency calls.
Yavapai College has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education TRIO grant in the amount of $2,417,615.00. This five-year award will support the continuation of the Student Support Services Program at Yavapai College (SSS), supporting more than 300 students annually. SSS provides comprehensive academic support services to students who are first-generation and low-income in addition