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Require Suicide Prevention Training for Health Professionals - SB 506


This bill would require you, as  a licensed healthcare provider, to complete training on suicide prevention. Contact your representative in the House to voice your opinion. (3/4)

DMHA is authorized to require licensed healthcare providers to complete an evidence based training program concerning suicide assessment, treatment, and management. EMS providers are required to complete suicide prevention training before receiving a state license or certificate. Requires suicide prevention programming in schools. On 2/15, the Health & Provider Services Committee passed SB 506, and on 2/23, the bill passed the Senate. SB 506 now heads to the House.