BILL NO. 244
2nd Session, 63rd General Assembly
69 Elizabeth II, 2020
Private Member's Bill
First Reading: March 3, 2020
This Bill amends the Education Act to require classrooms in public schools to be equipped with mental health wellness kits. It also requires professional development programs for teachers to include instruction on the appropriate use of mental health wellness kits.
An Act to Amend Schedule A
of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 2018,
the Education Act,
Respecting Mental Health Wellness Kits
1 Schedule A of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 2018, the Education Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 8 the following heading and Sections:
8A (1) Subject to subsection (3), every classroom in every public school must be equipped with a mental health wellness kit to assist students experiencing a mental health issue that has not yet reached a crisis level.
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