Senator Mark Begich and Representative Ron Barber Push for Suicide Prevention Research

02/26/2014

Efforts to prevent and understand the causes of suicide would be expanded under legislation introduced this week by Senator Mark Begich and Representative Ron Barber.  Begich and Barber's Suicide Prevention Research and Innovation Act (SPRINT Act) will provide funding for the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) to conduct targeted research on suicide prevention over the next five years. 

Click here to read the full press release from the office of Senator Mark Begich.

Click here to read the full press release from the office of Representative Ron Barber.