Thanks to the Advocacy Committee of NAMI-Dane County for this information about Gov. Walker’s budget proposals for children’s mental health services.
Walker proposes a categorical aid program of $3 million to pay for social work expenditures of school districts and independent charter schools, a grant program of $2.5 million to help connect youth to mental health services; and $1 million to provide training for school employees about how to provide mental health screening and intervention services.
A policy advisor to Wisconsin School Supt. Tony Evers will meet with the Advocacy Committee at 5:30 on February 13 at the NAMI office, 2059 Atwood Ave., Madison.
Check back here for more information about Walker’s budget proposals affecting mental health services.