H. R. 1109, Mental Health Services for Students Act of 2019.

Summary:T o amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend projects relating to children and to provide access to school-based comprehensive mental health programs. (Cosponsors, Bipartisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 11/19/19.

 

STATUS: Introduced 02/08/19 by Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32].

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • “The Mental Health Services for Students Act builds on the great success of our youth suicide prevention program in Los Angeles County, where we are raising mental health awareness, reducing harmful stigma, and connecting our future leaders to life-saving care,” Napolitano said. “Improved access to services forprevention, early identification, and intervention has helped countless youth in our communities thrive in school, at home, and in life, and it is a model that should be expanded to serve families across America. I thank Congressman Katko for his continued partnership, and I am grateful to all of our colleagues for joining in support of this critical legislation.” (Source: Rep. Napolitano, Press Release, 02/08/19)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

Link to the text of the bill.

Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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