As news of mass school shootings normally brings on the debate over gun control, mental health is also looked at in wake of such incidents and proposed legislation is bringing about different reactions from psychologists and lawmakers.

Earlier this year, a bill calling for mental health screenings for Pennsylvania’s students by age 14 was introduced by two state House representatives.

“Currently in Pennsylvania, students are required to undergo a variety of health examinations while attending school,” the bill’s memorandum states of screenings for medical, dental, vision, hearing, scoliosis and a series of immunizations. “While these tests are undoubtedly important… Read the full story here: https://www.heraldstandard.com/news/mon_valley/psychologists-lawmakers-react-to-possible-mental-health-screenings-for-teens/article_1518131c-49fd-5d4a-a83f-fd29b87cbba6.html