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Posts tagged suicide prevention

April 18, 2018


State Promotes Nationally-Recognized Suicide Prevention Program

The Indiana Commission on Improving the Status of Children wants to help spread a suicide prevention program to health care providers across the state.

November 27, 2017


Law Named After Indiana Guard Member Aims To Reduce Suicide

This year the Indiana National Guard has fully implemented the Sexton Act requiring service members to receive a mental health screening.

September 7, 2017


Study Committee Continues Handgun License Elimination Discussion

The issue of whether to repeal a law that requires Hoosiers to be permitted to carry a handgun will likely come up next session.

May 3, 2017


New Law Creates More Suicide Prevention Efforts Statewide

Indiana lawmakers want schools to develop more robust suicide prevention policies while teachers get training on the issue.

February 3, 2017


Law, Ed Officials Debate Teachers’ Role In Suicide Prevention

Indiana requires new teachers to receive suicide prevention training, but a new bill would expand that requirement.

March 12, 2015


Donnelly Proposes ‘Care Package’ Of Three Bills For Veterans

The proposed legislation would require the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to provide the best care for mental health conditions.

February 13, 2015


Bill Seeks To Monitor VA Clinics For Suicide Prevention

As a part of the new law, the secretary of veteran’s affairs will conduct an evaluation of Indiana’s suicide prevention programs at least once a year.

December 11, 2014


House Passes Bills Seeking To Curb Military Suicides

One bill requires a third-party evaluation of suicide prevention programs within the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

October 4, 2013


Suicide Steadily Rising in Indiana

The number of Hoosiers who have committed suicide each year has steadily increased since 2006.

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