Addressing Mental Health

Brown’s “Youth Empowered to Speak-up” bill receives Senate hearing Measure would create confidential youth-safety and well-being tip line  Today the Senate Health and Long-Term Care Committee’s Behavioral Health Subcommittee held a hearing on Sen. Sharon Brown’s bill to implement the Youth Empowered to Speak-up (YES) program statewide. Senate Bill 5327 would create a tip line and mobile app to... Read More...
Video: Youth Empowered to Speak-up In this week’s video, Sen. Brown discusses her efforts to implement the Youth Empowered to Speak-up program statewide. Her legislation, Senate Bill 5327, would create a tip line and app to allow students to confidentially report potential self-harm or criminal activities directed at schools, students or school employees. In the... Read More...
Brown’s bills advance as Senate reaches key deadline In her video update for the 4th week of the 2018 Legislative Session, Sen. Sharon Brown discusses three of her bills dealing, which received hearings this week prior to a key committee deadline. The bills range from dealing with youth suicide prevention and expanding exploration of geothermal energy. She also... Read More...