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Mental health counselor Jacob Dreiling says he has noticed more students having suicidal thoughts. Georgia state Rep. Mesha Mainor said she wants to mandate suicide screenings at the beginning of each academic year for all public school students ages 8 through 18.
First responders no mental health compensation: Wind shields on Atlanta police motorcycles parked closely in a row
Undergoing a “two year process,” a bill to compensate public safety officials’ standalone mental injuries will not pass this year.
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A new Senate bill will limit access to abortion pills for women in Georgia, requiring in-person exams before a prescription.
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Georgia senators passed SB 514, which would allow parents to opt their child out of school mask mandates through June of 2027.
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A panel of educators, journalists and lawyers discuss the state of Georgia's public schools over the last two years.
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Experts say all emergency contraception and birth control should be offered to all women, if medical abortions are limited.
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The Georgia Psychiatric Advance Directive Act has a plan to further help those struggling with mental health disorders.
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Season 2 Episode 3 — Jan. 28, 2022 This week on the Gold Dome Debrief, we look into the session's focus on cityhood, including the Buckhead city movement. House Speaker David Ralston introduced the Mental Health...
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The 73rd Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives (R.) explained the features and importance of the House mental health bill.
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Republicans in Georgia have proposed new bill that would prohibit the delivery of abortion pills by mail, requiring a physical exam 24 hours before.