Ohio Suicide Prevention Plan for 2024-2026 released
Last week, Governor Mike DeWine, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Recovery Ohio, and the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation released the 2024-2026 suicide prevention plan for Ohio. The plan aims to promote life-saving strategies statewide. Key components of the plan include:
- raising public awareness,
- enhancing access to timely data,
- expanding opportunities for healthcare access, and
- providing support for families coping with the loss of a loved one to suicide.
The plan underscores the importance of collaborative efforts with behavioral healthcare providers, employers, healthcare systems, schools, and community organizations to stem the increasing rates of suicides.
Click here to view the prevention plan.