Last week, State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) applauded the launch of Ohio’s Suicide Prevention Initiative.
Representative Anielski spoke on the legislative efforts and support for suicide prevention alongside other nationally and statewide recognized speakers. Each year 1,100 U.S. college students take their lives. Due to this, House Bill 28 was created to ensure Ohio’s public institutions of higher education shall have suicide prevention programs implemented for their entire school community by October 16, 2016.

State departments of Higher Education and Mental Health and Addiction Services created to assist colleges with the initiative.  The website includes crisis intervention access, access to mental health services, multimedia application access, development of a student communication plan and a post-vention plan to support students, staff and parents after a loss of a person to suicide.
“We must continue to be advocates for Ohioans struggling with mental illness and emotional well-being,” State Representative Anielski said.  “I am hopeful that the steps we are taking today, combined with the groundwork we’ve laid in the legislature, will increase awareness and access to suicide prevention programs and give help to those suffering in silence.”

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