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Scientologists push mental health law

Title: Scientologists push mental health law
Date: Saturday, 9 April 2005
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Alisa Ulferts
Main source: sptimes.com

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Opponents say the legislation takes advantage of lingering stigma and will deter parents from seeking help for their children. TALLAHASSEE - Legislation backed by an offshoot of the Church of Scientology aims to discourage public school students from seeking mental health services. The measure would require schools to tell parents that any mental health treatment would be part of a student's permanent record, which is true only in limited cases now. It also would require school officials to tell parents that ... [Read the rest at sptimes.com]