Should American students receive school-based mental health services?

    At the time of research and publication, no official opponent statements were found. This does not necessarily mean that nobody opposes the bill, nor does it mean that statements won’t be made in the future.

    "The number of children affected by mental health issues is great, and the cost of counseling them is low – especially compared to the harm caused by suicide, crime, and lifetimes of missed opportunities. With the Mental Health Services for Students Act, thousands of children can be assisted with treatable mental health issues, opening up new possibilities for themselves and their families." Source: Rep. Grace Napolitano (Democrat, California, District 32) 

    "In recent years, we’ve seen a troubling rise in suicide rates and mental illness among children. And during the ongoing pandemic, conditions have only worsened as students are forced to adapt to remote learning and social distancing. Now more than ever, we need to ensure every child has access to mental health services through their schools.Source: Rep. Dina Titus (Democrat, Nevada, District 1)
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