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SB 1430 Higher educational institutions; student-death-related crisis.

Introduced by: Bryce E. Reeves (by request) | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Higher education; student mental health; services after a student suicide. Requires baccalaureate public institutions of higher education to develop and implement policies that ensure that after a student suicide, affected students have access to reasonable medical and behavioral health services, including postvention services. The bill defines postvention services as services designed to facilitate the grieving or adjustment process, stabilize the environment, reduce the risk of negative behaviors, and prevent suicide contagion.


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