Call to Action: Youth Mental Health First Aid Bill (SB 428)

A bill (SB428) that would help bring Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) into schools across the state is currently being held in the Senate Appropriations Committee. YMHFA teaches school personnel how to recognize and respond to the signs of mental illness and substance use in young people.  

Legislators need to hear from you THIS WEEK (deadline May 17, 2019) in support of this important bill. Please visit the YMHFA Action Page for information on how to show support. You can: 

  1. Email the Senate Appropriations Committee directly using this sample email and send it through the Senate Standing Committee on Appropriations Position Letter Portal.
  2. Tweet your support directly and post on Facebook using this sample language
  3. Don’t forget to use these shareable graphics in your posts.

Thanks so much for helping push this bill to the next stage of the process! Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies