About Us

STEP UP Westmoreland is built upon the foundation that mental wellness is essential for the safety and success of all students.
 

To improve school safety and security, the Westmoreland County Office of Behavioral Health/Developmental Services, the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit and the Westmoreland County School Districts created a network that builds confidence, resilience and optimism among students, while also removing barriers to critically-needed mental health intervention services.

 

STEP UP Westmoreland provides an innovative network of support that brings a universal and unique approach to providing mental health resources to our schools, students and their families.

 

Classroom and digital training options address topics such as wellness and prevention in areas of:

 

  • Managing bullying and threats

  • Stress and anxiety management

  • Depression and suicide prevention

  • Trauma-informed care

  • Stigma and barriers to mental wellness

  • Brain and psychological health

  • Self-advocacy

  • Resiliency

Our Goals:

  • Increase access to mental health supports

  • Promote early identification and intervention

  • Create a supportive environment

  • Improve student self-advocacy

  • Reduce risk of school violence 

  • Establish a County-Wide network of collaboration and best practices with educational and behavioral health stakeholders

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Westmoreland Intermediate Unit

102 Equity Drive

Greensburg, PA 15601


info@stepupwestmoreland.org

Tel: 724-836-2460

A partnership with the
Westmoreland Intermediate Unit &
Westmoreland County Behavioral Health 
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DISCLAIMER:

The information available on and through the stepupwestmoreland.org website is presented as a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the knowledge, skill, and judgment of qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians and health care professionals. The information on  stepupwestmoreland.org has been obtained from sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, stepupwestmoreland.org makes no warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of this information. If you have any health, medical or disability questions or concerns, please consult a physician or other health care professional. Information accessed on or through stepupwestmoreland.org is neither complete nor exhaustive and does not cover all disabilities, diseases, illnesses and physical conditions or their management or treatment.

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