2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Yost
Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Wellness Media Campaign

Item 315 #10h

Item 315 #10h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Grants to Localities FY2017 $100,000 FY2018 $100,000 GF

Page 282, line 4, strike "$377,140,261" and insert "$377,240,261".
Page 282, line 4, strike "$365,130,854" and insert "$365,230,854".

Page 285, after line 20, insert:

"GG. Out of this appropriation, $100,000 each year from the general fund shall be provided for a statewide media campaign to prevent suicide and promote mental health wellness with the involvement of the Community Services Boards to promote Mental Health First Aid, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and safeTALK and other evidence based programs.  A portion of the funding shall be used to develop a centralized website to provide access to information and materials."


(This amendment increases funding by $100,000 from the general fund each year for a statewide media campaign to promote suicide prevention and mental health wellness.)