March 5, 2014 11:13 PM

SC Mental Health wants $1 million for more school counselors

The S.C. Department of Mental Health is asking lawmakers for $1 million more to expand a program, about 20 years old, that puts mental-health counselors in public schools. The boost would pay for 40 more counselors, reach 62 additional schools, and serve 1,900 more students, agency officials said.

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