Support HB 252, Youth behavioral health screening
Raise your voice for a better Montana by testifying on this bill. Write out your comments in advance, then follow the link to sign up to testify or submit written comment
When: January 25th @ 3 PM
Where: House Human Services Committee Room 152 – Sign up to testify or submit written comment
Goal: 5-10+ in person/zoom, unlimited calls and emails to the committee and your legislator.
[Provide any personal story about mental health]
Montana youth have a suicide rate more than 2x the rest of the country
Mental health screening is a proven method to prevent suicide
We need to have a plan to treat addiction, depression, loneliness, anxiety in all age ranges, and have services in all counties.
The safety and success of our children should be our top priority
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