UNH Extension is excited to welcome aboard Sue Meattey as the program manager for the Youth Mental Health First Aid program. This is a grant-funded initiative awarded to UNH Extension from the New Hampshire Department of Education. Meattey’s role will be a new addition to the Youth & Family Resiliency team. Kendra Lewis, who is serving as principal investigator and project director, will be Meattey’s supervisor and Meattey will be based out of Extension’s Rockingham County office.
Meattey previously worked as a clinical mental health counselor for the Department of Corrections. She has also worked as a clinical coordinator at the Chase Home for Children, and a Treatment Director at Our House for Girls. Meattey received her Masters of Social Work from UNH, and brings a wealth of experience in working with youth with behavioral health challenges.
Kendra Lewis shares, “We are excited to welcome Sue to UNH Extension and our Youth & Family Resiliency team. Her passion for and experience in youth mental health is a great asset to this project. Her ability to connect and support others will greatly enhance our network for Youth Mental Health First Aid instructors across the state.”
Sue Meattey Joins UNH Extension as Project Manager for Youth Mental Health First Aid is written by lanugent for extension.unh.edu