Illinois' Heartland Community College Awarded $700k for Behavioral Health Program

 The Illinois Department of Human Services presented Heartland Community College with a $710,088 grant to support the Certified Recovery Support Specialist program.

The CRSS program prepares students for entry-level positions as behavioral health workers, specifically in the areas of substance abuse and mental health disorders recover. 

The grant will allow Heartland to expand the established CRSS program with more support resources to students, including funded practicum experiences and assistance with tuition, books, fees and certification costs.

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