Zero Suicide Institute Director Julie Goldstein Grumet Receives 2023 Juanita Cunningham Evans Memorial Award
Dr. Julie Goldstein Grumet, EDC Vice President and Director of Zero Suicide Institute, has received the 2023 Juanita Cunningham Evans Memorial Award for her outstanding work improving school mental health policy, research, and practice.
Bestowed annually by the National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH), the award celebrates the work of Juanita Cunningham Evans, who was instrumental in establishing the NCSMH. Goldstein Grumet accepted the award on December 6, during the Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
“It is truly an honor to receive this prestigious award from NCSMH,” says Dr. Goldstein Grumet. “Accessibility to quality, timely, and effective care is vital to reducing children’s mental health needs. The availability of school mental health services is essential in helping children, adolescents, and their families to confront stressors, manage challenges, and be successful learners.”