HARRISBURG – A PA Senate panel approved a bill that would provide resources to tackling the mental health challenges of health care workers, first responders, and other frontline workers. House Bill 1420 unanimously passed the Senate Health and Human Services Committee. It directs the Department of Human Services to establish a public awareness campaign to provide information regarding the programs and services available for first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers suffering from mental health issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The issues include, but are not limited to, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, and substance use disorder. The bill now moves to the full state Senate.