|WA||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Increasing the Capacity of School Districts to Recognize and Respond to Troubled Youth.|
Increase the capacity for school districts to recognize and respond to youth in need through additional training, more comprehensive plannin...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Mental health treatment coordination|
H.B. 1609/S.B. 1342
Requires the governing board of each public four-year institution to establish a written memorandum of understanding with its local communit...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Parent Seminar on Youth Protection|
Directs a district to offer a parent seminar each year, using either a locally-developed curriculum or a curriculum developed by the state b...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2013||Postsec.|
|Mental Health Referral|
H.B. 2322/S.B. 1078
Requires the State Board for Community Colleges to develop a mental health referral policy that would require community colleges to designat...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Referral to Mental Health Services|
A.B. 114 - Referral to Mental Health Services
From bill summary: Makes certain provisions authorizing referral, through a prescribed process, of a pupil suspected of needing mental healt...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Early Mental Health Intervention and Prevention of Youth Suicide|
H.B. 1386 - Early Mental Health Intervention and Prevention of Youth Suicide
Directs the department of public health, in coordination with the Texas Education Agency, to provide and annually update a list of best prac...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Students Served in Residential Mental Health|
Requires a local board of education to allocate funding in an amount equal to the per pupil state and local funds received by the LEA to sta...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Improving the Delivery of School Psychological Services to Children|
Changes the term "school psychological service provider" to "school psychologist" in state law regarding to school psychological services. R...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Mental Health and Teacher Shortage Committees|
Creates the Joint Legislative and Paraprofessional Education and Mental Health Study Committee to examine, make recommendations and assist i...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Relating to Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying and Suicide Prevention|
Requires the offices of the education ombudsman and the superintendent of public instruction to convene a work group on school bullying and ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Teacher Preparation - Mental Health Issues|
Requires that mental illness symptoms identification and mental health issues be incorporated into teacher preparation systems.
|IN||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Training for Suicide Prevention|
Relates to suicide prevention training for school personnel; provides that health finance commission is to study the topic of teen suicide, ...
|Minority Mental Health Act|
Enacts the Minority Mental Health Act. Establishes the Division of Minority Mental Health within the Office of Mental Health. Provides the d...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Prohibits Universal Mental Health Screening|
Prohibits universal mental health testing or psychiatric or socio-emotional screening of juveniles unless consented to by a parent or guardi...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2008||Postsec.|
|Awareness/Intervention Related to College Students w/ Mental Illness|
Requires each constituent unit of the state system of higher education and each independent college or university to submit a plan to the De...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Mental Health Awareness|
Adds mental health education and awareness to the list of topics that shall be covered in family life education curricula.
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||School Psychology Internship Consortium|
Provides that, subject to appropriations, the state board of education must provide grants to the School Psychology Internship Consortium fo...
|IL||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Children's Mental Health Initiative Grants|
23 IAC 555.10 thru .160, and Appendix A
Creates new Part of rules, "Children's Mental Health Initiative Grants." Subpart A, "School Mental Health Support Grants," (pages 136-141 of...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Training in Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness|
Encourages the use of a certain number of in-service training days. Such training shall place an emphasis on understanding the warning signs...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Student Self-Injury Prevention|
Requires the State Superintendent of Schools, in collaboration with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, to establish and promote in...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Teen Early Intervention Mental Health and Substance Abuse Specialist Program|
Defines "teens at risk" as public school students in grades 7-12 who have been identified as expressing or exhibiting indications of depres...
|MN||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Eligibility for Extracurricular Activities Following Treatment|
Ensures a student's ability to participate in league-sponsored activities after completing licensed treatment programs for alcohol or substa...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Psychiatric Evaluations & Medical Recommendations for Students|
Prohibits school personnel from conducting a psychiatric or behavioral health evaluation or mental health screening, test, evaluation, or as...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Preschool Mental Health Services|
Allows funds to be appropriated for developmental preschool mental health or social-emotional development services and training. http://leg...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Children's Mental Health Advisory Board|
Establishes the children's mental health advisory board to promulgate and monitor the implementation of a children's mental health plan. Req...
|NY||Vetoed 08/2006||P-12||Centers of Excellence in Culturally and Linguistically Competent Mental Health|
Directs the office of mental health to establish two centers of excellence in culturally competent mental health to investigate and dissemin...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Suicide Prevention & Education Programs|
Encourages schools to provide age-appropriate instruction programs regarding warning signs and risk factors of suicide and depression and th...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Student Mental Health|
Requires local public school boards to adopt policies prohibiting teachers from:
(1) Recommending that a student be administered a pyschotro...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Recommending or Refusing Psychotropic Drugs|
Prohibits public schools from denying students access to programs or services because a student's parent has refused to place the student on...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Student Mental Health Screening|
Relates to mental health screening of pupils; provides that a school district or charter school must have the written, signed consent of the...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|Health Coverage for College Students|
S.B. 777; LD 2014
Requires individual and group health insurance policies to continue coverage for dependent children up to 24 years of age who are unable to ...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Teacher Professional Development on Student Mental Health|
Allows public school teachers to receive professional development credit by attending an in-service program on juvenile mental health
|MA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Students w/ Autism|
Relates to the special education needs of children with autism spectrum disorder.
|MS||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Titles Used by School Psychologists|
Relates to school psychologists; clarifies that persons under contract with school districts to perform psychological services may use the s...
|Panel of Experts|
Encourages the Regents of the University of California to convene, to the extent that sufficient annual funds are provided for this purpose,...