Behavioral Health Reform and Innovation (BHRIC)

July 2023 testimony at the meeting of the Georgia Behavioral Health Reform & Innovation Commission subcommittee on Children & Adolescent Behavioral Health. Georgia Appleseed shared legislative, policy and best practices recommendations to better support the mental and behavioral health needs of homeless youth and youth in foster care.

Timely Tribunals and Instructional Materials

Georgia Appleseed supports Senate Bill 169, a bipartisan bill that passed unanimously in Georgia’s Senate and is now with the House. The bill seeks to ensure timely tribunals for students facing disciplinary action, as well as the provision of instructional materials while awaiting a hearing.