Nicole Rials is excited to build on the mental health work she’s done in this community for 20 years — and she’s excited to host the Black Resilience Summit online next week.
Lawmakers gathered Thursday to celebrate the passage in April of House Bill 2208, one section of which requires state agencies to certify 26 community-based mental health centers as behavioral health clinics within 3 years and set new rates for the services they provide.
For some students in Lawrence, learning will continue in June, with a special focus on personal, social and character development.
“We as businesses, having access to resources and network connections, must do our part to reach a collective solution to the rapid increase in mental illness,” Nate Morsches writes.
A virtual panel Thursday evening will discuss mental health, weathering and economic strain of the COVID-19 pandemic for BIPOC individuals.