“Go spend a day or a week with your guidance counselor, and walk around school all day. It’s a different deal than when we all went to school,” said Rep. Steve Harshman, R-Casper, before he voted yes. “Most of the kids are doing great, don’t get me wrong … but there are some really tough deals. And we’ve got to be able to help those kids. Because if schools aren’t, who else is going to?”

The Joint Education Committee in November voted 8-6 to sponsor a bill so that schools could vie for a grant up to $120,000 that would go toward mental health services, and state data collect data on student needs.  Read more>>>



Bill Would Fund Student Mental Health Resources

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