MENTAL HEALTH

Access to Mental Health Care:

  • Expand access to telepsychiatry.

  • Funding for mental health programs and  provider trainings.

  • Expand access to affordable health care.

  • Expand access to mental health services in NC public schools, colleges, and universities.

 

Work-Life Balance:

 

  • Require employers to offer paid/excused mental health days.

  • Require employers to offer employees overtime pay after 32 hours.  

  • Paid family leave.

Policing:

  • Allow trained mental health professionals to respond to mental health related 911 calls for service instead of police.