Proposed bill would require Texas high school students to take a mental health class
David’s Law, which was named after David Molak, was passed into law in 2017 with the help of the District 25 senator. The three new bills drafted are:SB 405 would require students to take one mental health class in high school. SB 406 would require school board and trustee members to take a course on trauma-informed school care. “We saw a decrease in 23% of our students across the state of Texas who had tried to take their own life after David’s Law passed,” David’s mother, Maurine Molak said. “It’s really important for us to make sure that they all know that they’re not alone.”Related:David’s Law, aimed at combating cyberbullying, signed into lawCyberbullying and mental health: How is it tied to depression?