Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force issues recommendations

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TOPEKA – (February 5, 2019) – A task force appointed to survey efforts in Kansas to prevent youth suicide and to recommend steps to improve the state’s response today issued its report. Among the recommendations of the Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force are improving coordination between state and local officials, increasing communication and sharing of data, developing an app as a communication tool for at-risk youth, increasing availability of mental health services and lowering wait times for care particularly in rural areas, offering evidence-based youth suicide prevention training in schools, and creating a Kansas Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator within the attorney general’s office to coordinate awareness and prevention...

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Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force issues recommendations

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