A massive recruitment effort is now underway to fill 30 positions for Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs) in middle schools statewide, in an effort to expand access to mental health services for children.
For the third summer, hundreds of children in the city of Wilmington will have a safe place to hang out at night. The Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services (PBHS), is providing funding to city community centers this year, allowing them to extend their operating hours and provide prevention programming.
Governor Jack Markell unveiled a balanced budget proposal that invests in jobs, education and the safety and well-being of our children. His budget keeps the focus on core commitments such as healthcare and public safety and ensures continued fiscal responsibility.
The Governor discusses mental health concerns, school safety and guns after the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy.