Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall create and maintain an online database and resource page on its website. Provides that the database and resource page shall contain mental health resources specifically geared toward post-secondary social workers, counselors, parents, faculty, graduate assistants, school administrators, graduate and undergraduate students, and support personnel with the goal of connecting those people with mental health resources related to crisis services, wellness, sexual health, survivor support, gender-based violence, nutrition, stress reduction, anxiety, depression, violence prevention, suicide prevention, and substance use and encouraging information sharing among educational administrators, security personnel, resource officers, faculty, students, and all other employees of a university or college. Effective immediately.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that nothing in the provision shall be construed to authorize or permit the sharing or disclosure of any individual's identity, health, or other personal information, or any information from an individual's record, in connection with the creation or use of the post-secondary mental health database and resource page.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Provides that the creation and maintenance of the Department of Human Services' online database and resource page on its website is subject to appropriation.