Project 180 is an initiative of CHRIS 180 funded by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) with the purpose of developing trauma-informed school environments in the Atlanta area and increasing access to evidence-based trauma interventions for youth and families throughout the state of Georgia. In this capacity, CHRIS 180 serves as a Community Treatment and Service Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN).


This project is comprised of five integrated components:

  • Trauma-Informed School Environments
  • School-Based Trauma-Informed Mental Health Services
  • Mental Health Workforce Development
  • Trauma-Informed School Referral Network


For more information about Project 180, please contact
Jen Packard, LCSW
Project Director, Project 180
Clinical Supervisor, CHRIS Counseling Center
404.564.3429 | Jennifer.packard@chriscounselingcenter.org