CLC policy director Sharra Greer shared her thoughts during DBH’s budget hearing. She testified because in many cases, children only need our help because their mental health needs have gone unaddressed. Sharra focused her testimony on School Based Mental Health. The Mayor’s Budget includes an enhancement of $6,089,694 and 1 Full Time Employee (FTE) to continue the expansion of this program, an important and necessary investment. Sharra shared some suggestions about the program and its budget that we think are important for its success. You can read the full testimony here.