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Maryland governor announces $25M youth recovery project

Photo credit: Gov. Hogan

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced a $25 million project to help young people recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Project Bounce Back announced Thursday is a public-private partnership that will expand the reach of Boys and Girls Clubs in all Maryland counties.

The series of initiatives will provide mental health services and expand youth development programs.

The project includes the launch of six regional mental health crisis teams through the Maryland Department of Education.

Each team will be consist of counselors, psychologists and experts to work with school systems to provide crisis and technical assistance.