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Budget Summary FY2018

45131026 - Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program
Data Current as of:  12/6/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
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 shall 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 not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a program to address adolescent suicide behavior and attempts in collaboration with the department of mental health; provided further, that funds shall be expended for a veterans in crisis hotline to be used by veterans or concerned family members who seek counseling programs operated by the department of veterans' services so that they may be directed towards the programs and services offered by their local or regional veterans' office, to be staffed by counselors or outreach program personnel contracted by the department and trained in issues of mental health counseling and veterans' services; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the United Way of Tri-County's Call 2 Talk program; and provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended to The Samaritans of Fall River/New Bedford, Inc

3,863,633 4,340,051

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