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2024 NACo Legislative Conference Coverage

Conference Candid

NACo's County News team is here at the conference providing daily recaps of each day's sessions, and keeping you informed on all the resources being released at the conference.

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Student-led Hope Squads give students a peer to talk to

Walworth County, Wisc.’s Hope Squad offers students someone their age to talk to when they don’t want to share their feelings with an adult.

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Summit encourages optimism despite childhood trauma

Although adverse childhood experiences can have deleterious effects on people's mental health later in life, Mendocino County, Calif.'s recent summit taught that it isn't a foregone conclusion.

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Shelby County engages youth for better mental health services

Leaders responded when members of Shelby County, Tenn.’s youth coalition pointed out that mental health services were far less accessible than was previously thought.