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IN THE NEWS: NAMI Illinois

April 8, 2019

Posted: Fri 3:05 PM, Mar 29, 2019 By WIFR Newsroom https://www.wifr.com/content/news/Bill-moves-forward-for-funding-of-mental-health-professionals-in-Illinois-schools-507847771.html

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WIFR) — The Illinois House passes a bill in support of a tax to fund mental health professionals in schools.

Sponsored by Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon), HB 3244​ would allow counties to bring forth referendum allowing voters to decide on funding to hire mental health professionals or school resource officers. This would only apply for schools that impose a school facility tax.

Demmer says the bill comes in an effort Read More

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