Way to Go! Teens in Colorado Get “Mental Health Days” Law Passed
I did a video about teenagers in Oregon who got a mental health law passed. They are fighting for schools to treat mental illnesses just as they treat non-psychiatric illnesses. Students are concerned about the high rates of depression and suicide among youth in Colorado.
/TRIGGER WARNING: suicide, loss, bullying, grief/…Also discussed, parents of a child who died by suicide and their opinion on the bill.
LINK to NBC Article mentioned in video, “New Bill Allows Oregon Students To Take ‘Mental Health Days’ ”