New Committee Looks To Transform Behavioral Health Services For Kids

Rep. Tammy Exum, D-West Hartford, speaks during a Monday press conference. Courtesy of Exum’s Facebook page and CTNewsJunkie

State Rep. Tammy Exum (D-West Hartford), one of three chairs of the new Behavioral Health Committee, said Monday that ‘The pandemic may be over, but the children’s mental health crisis is not.’

By Mike Savino, CTNewsJunkie.com 

As more children seek professional help for anxiety and other mental health issues, Connecticut is taking a comprehensive look at gaps in services around the state.

The new Transforming Children’s Behavioral Health Policy Committee met for the first time Monday. The panel includes lawmakers, Executive Branch agency officials and medical experts who will take a look at how behavioral health providers are currently treating children.

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