Dec 30, 2019 at 5:06 PM Dec 30, 2019 at 5:06 PM

ROCKFORD — State Rep. Maurice West II, D-Rockford, has introduced a resolution calling on Illinois schools to provide education to all students in grades 6-12 on how to identify, understand and respond to signs of addiction and mental illness.

West’s House Joint Resolution 95 outlines the prevalence of bullying, mental health disorders and substance use in schools and the fact that suicide is a leading cause of death among individuals ages 10-34.

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December 30, 2019 at 05:18PM