Johnson hopes to secure funding for pilot project for at risk youth in Mankato School District

By |2018-03-14T13:25:21-05:00March 14th, 2018|

A local lawmaker is working to secure funding for a pilot project in the Mankato School District that would increase mental health support for at risk youth. The project would be administered by Blue Earth County Human Services to implement functional family therapy for students from 11 to 18-years old. Therapy would take place in homes, juvenile correctional facilities and at schools in the district. House Representative Clark Johnson (D-North Mankato) says he’s working on the bill with fellow area lawmakers, House Representative Jack Considine (D-Mankato) and Senator Nick Frentz (D-North Mankato). "It really builds on a collaboration in the Mankato [...]