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Lee County schools to vote on mental health care in elementary schools

Posted at 8:18 AM, Dec 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-09 08:18:11-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Lee County School Board may vote on improving mental health care in schools Monday morning.
The proposal they're considering would place mental health navigators in local elementary schools.

The school board says this program is designed to help students receive the care they need as their minds develop.

The board says the navigators are highly trained and specialized to work with students, families and teachers.

The board will vote on the proposal at 11 a.m.