Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed a bill that includes a comprehensive learning network to support young children.
House Bill 12 establishes the Ohio Children’s Behavioral Health Prevention Network stakeholder group.
The group will coordinate a plan and comprehensive learning network designed to help support young children in social, emotional and behavioral development.
The group will conduct research for 18 months before delivering a comprehensive report to legislators.
According to statistics, one in five children in the state has mental health or behavioral issues.