SC House Representative Letter & Contact

August 10th, 2015 Posted by Advocacy 1 thought on “SC House Representative Letter & Contact”

Following here is a sample letter/speech that you can use to email or call your local SC House Representative. You can find who your local House Representative is by clicking here, or feel free to contact multiple representatives in your area by looking through the list below. soldes newbalance Below the letter here is a list of the House Representatives as well, along with their email addresses, phone numbers and districts. Your help in supporting S.426, The Mental Health Court Program Act, is greatly appreciated!

To the honorable Representative’s Name, My name is Your Name from Your Location, SC, and I am writing you in regards to the SC Bill S.426, the Mental Health Court Program Act, that has recently passed in the SC Senate and will be moving to the House soon. I am urging you to please support and educate yourself on this bill as it moves into the House. The Mental Health Court Program Act will work to expand the three already-existing mental health court programs in SC to all 46 counties in the state. vente de newbalance The passing of this bill will help to save the lives of many mentally ill individuals in SC, along with millions of dollars in the state’s budget. Chaussures Homme New Balance Mental health courts divert qualifying mentally ill offenders away from the criminal justice system and into appropriate programs for treatment. soldes newbalance A study by the Ohio State Bar estimates that mentally ill inmates will use $40,000 of prison services annually. Whereas, mentally ill individuals who go through mental health courts, which use existing services, can save the state tens of thousands of dollars annually per individual. According to Richland County’s mental health court program, 83.3% of mentally ill individuals who complete mental health programs are never committed or arrested again. new balance Homme pas cher According to Greenville’s mental health court program, 51 out of 78 individuals have completed the program, saving the state of SC over 2 million dollars. Please do support and educate yourself on this crucial bill as it passes through into the House. It not only helps to benefit the lives of those with mental illness in our community, but will also save our beautiful state of SC millions of dollars annually that can be used to fund other needs.

List of SC House Representatives – 2015

Bill Whitmire – Email: billwhitmire@schouse.gov – Phone: (803) 734-3068 – District 1, Oconee County Bill Sandifer, III – Email: billsandifer@schouse.gov – Phone: (803) 734-3015 – District 2, Oconee & Pickens Counties B.R.

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