$4.7 billion to increase access to mental health and substance use supports for those ages 0- 25 and Assembly Bill 2508 (Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton)
Governor Newsom has taken a strong position in support of youth mental health access and supports. This is terrific news following many years of crisis, which were only exacerbated by the traumas of the pandemic. See CSBA Article HERE. "The new legislation urges more responsibility to serve students’ social-emotional, mental and behavioral health needs."