Bill Status of HJR0001 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: TEEN MENTAL HEALTH-SUPPORT
Rep. Maurice A. West, II - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Frances Ann Hurley, Katie Stuart, Tony McCombie and Paul Jacobs
(Sen. Steve Stadelman - Laura M. Murphy - Meg Loughran Cappel, Karina Villa, Laura Fine and Eric Mattson)
| 6/1/2021||House||Adopted Both Houses|
Synopsis As Introduced
Urges Illinois schools to provide education for all students in grades six to 12 on how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses, as well as provide instruction for how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Commends the National Council for Behavioral Health and the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health for their work in developing and directing teen Mental Health First Aid training programs for schools. Commends Amos Alonzo Stagg High School, the Paris Union School District, and Clinton High School for participating in the first nationwide pilot programs of teen Mental Health First Aid training for schools. Commends Operation Snowball, the Human Resources Center of Edgar and Clark Counties, and the Heritage Behavioral Health Center for participating in the first nationwide teen Mental Health First Aid instructor trainings.