(1) The university of Colorado health sciences center shall establish and operate
an educator well-being and mental health program to provide support services for educators
serving students in Colorado's public elementary and secondary schools.
(2) The services provided through the educator well-being and mental health program
must include, but are not limited to:
(a) A hotline service for educators, providing daily telephone and text access;
(b) Staffed support groups; and
(c) Training and support programs for educators that focus on coping with stress and
building resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery from the pandemic.
(3) The department of higher education shall enter into a limited purpose fee-for-service
contract with the university of Colorado health sciences center pursuant to section 23-18-308 to provide state funding for the educator well-being and mental health program to
supplement other sources of funding.
(4) On or before November 1, 2022, and on or before November 1 each year thereafter,
the university of Colorado health sciences center shall submit a report to the department
of higher education concerning the use of state funding for the educator well-being
and mental health program, including information about the number of educators served,
the services provided, funding received from other sources, and other relevant data
and information about the implementation of the program and program outcomes.
(5) This section is repealed, effective July 1, 2026.
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