CHHD-MHI Executive Director Sam Nickels travels to El Salvador to solidify plans for regional network and rural expansion.

CHHD-MHI Executive Director Sam Nickels has begun traveling throughout Central America to expand ACISAM’s reach to regional areas in need of mental health programs. This involves creating logic model plans for ACISAM’s four programs and giving presentations/ trainings for regional leaders. Part of this work involves hiring an evaluator to travel to rural areas and evaluate the circumstances and needs of these communities. Sam is also in talks with regional collaborators to not only increase the reach in El Salvador, but throughout Central America. Sam has also traveled to El Salvador to award the La Linea scholarship to proven young men and women in San Martin, this fund will aid in continuing education.