A governor’s policy advisor asked for more information on national and state trends related to student behavioral health, suicide prevention and childhood trauma, in light of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our response includes a summary of how states have approached behavioral health, suicide prevention, and trauma-informed practices in recent years, including examples of recently enacted state legislation.
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PUBLISHED: February 26, 2021
RESOURCE TYPE: State Information Request
EDUCATION LEVEL: Early Education (P-3), High School, K-12, Postsecondary