|4513-1026||Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program
For the provision of statewide and community-based suicide prevention, intervention, post-intervention and surveillance activities and the implementation of a statewide suicide prevention plan; provided, that funds may be expended for a program to address elder suicide behavior and attempts with the Geriatric Mental Health Services program within the department of elder affairs; provided further, that funds shall be expended for a Veterans in Crisis Hotline; provided further, that the hotline shall be for the use of veterans who seek counseling programs operated by the department of veterans affairs or concerned family members of those veterans so that they may be directed towards the programs and services offered by their local or regional Veterans Services office; provided further, that the hotline shall be staffed by counselors or outreach programs contracted by the department and trained in issues of mental health counseling and veterans services; provided further, that the SAVE Team in the department of veterans' services for suicide prevention and intervention services may receive an amount that is not less than the amount it received in fiscal year 2010
General Fund 90.438%
FMAP Budget Relief Fund 9.562%
Veto Explanation: I am vetoing this language and reducing this amount because none of the enhanced FMAP funds have been received from or committed by the federal government.