Gov. Walker Proposes Funds for Children’s Mental Health Services

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.

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