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Ironwood schools gets mental health grant


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IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools has received a grant that will allow it to offer additional mental health services to the students in the district.

The grant allows the district to place “a fully-funded mental health professional on our campus to provide evidence-based behavioral and social-emotional support for our most at-risk students,” Ironwood K-12 Principal Melissa Nigh said.

She said the person will have the title of “transitional coach,” and will be similar to a social worker or therapist.

The district already has a mental health ther...