Gov. Scott will also establish a new, anonymous K-12 “See Something, Say Something” hotline, website, and mobile app.
For mental health program, he is requesting $50 million funding. The governor wants to expand mental health teams to serve youth and adults with early and serious mental illness statewide. He wants to require every sheriff office to have a DCF case manager. He wants to provide law enforcement and mental health coordination matching grants.
“Keeping guns away from dangerous people and people with mental issues is what we need to do. It’s common sense, and it is in their own best interest, not to mention the interests of our communities,” said Gov. Scott.