Status Summary

9/30/20 Senate received and referred to Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Watson Coleman

The bill addresses mental health issues for youth, particularly youth of color.

It provides grants for facilities that receive federal funding and serve a high number of racial minorities. Grants will cover studies on mental health disparities, developing heathcare competencies to address disparities, and developing outreach and education strategies for these populations.

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