Obama administration encourages open data, innovation for suicide prevention

abernard102@gmail.com 2015-12-16


" ... In an effort to promote mental health and prevent suicide, Obama has implemented the Get Covered initiative under the Affordable Care Act, which extends mental health and substance abuse coverage to more than 60 million Americans. The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, signed by the president in February 2015, extends benefits and resources to veterans with PTSD and other mental health and medical disorders. Obama recently declared World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10 and hosted a White House event, Partnerships for Suicide Prevention, on October 9, as part of Global Suicide Prevention Month and Global Mental Health Day ..."



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Date tagged:

12/16/2015, 11:27

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12/16/2015, 06:27