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Advocates from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Join with Mental Health Groups to Urge Texas Lawmakers to Expand the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Workforce

02/19/2015

On Thursday, February 19, 2015, volunteers from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, will join the Mental Illness Awareness Coalition and fellow Texas Coalition for Healthy Minds members to visit with lawmakers and urge them to expand the mental health and substance use disorder workforce in Texas.

Advocates from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Visit Nashville to Meet with Lawmakers

02/11/2015

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, volunteers from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, will visit with lawmakers to encourage them to pass the Kenneth & Madge Tullis, MD, Suicide Prevention Training Act of 2015 – which would require certain mental health professionals to regularly complete a training program in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.