Comments: IN SB0506 | 2017 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Suicide prevention programming. Requires the division of mental health and addiction to: (1) develop a statewide program for suicide prevention; and (2) employ a coordinator of the statewide program for suicide prevention. Requires the coordinator to study and determine: (1) the professions that should be required to receive training on suicide assessment, treatment, and management; and (2) the manner in which to fund the training. Requires the coordinator to report the determinations to the legislative council not later than December 31, 2017. Requires emergency medical services providers to complete an evidence based training program concerning suicide assessment, treatment, and management.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 7-3)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2017-02-28 - First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health [SB0506 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

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