viernes, 28 de septiembre de 2012

SAMHSA Headlines: Suicide Prevention

SAMHSA Headlines: Suicide Prevention

This video features inspiring stories from three people who survived an attempted suicide and recount their journeys to a life of hope and recovery.
The number of 18- to 25-year-olds using prescription drugs for nonmedical purposes in the past month declined 14 percent in 2011.
Through the Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act (STOP ACT) grant program, SAMHSA provides funding for community-based coalitions to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth age 12–20.
Stories Of Hope And Recovery: A Video Guide for Suicide Attempt Survivors
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. Department of Verterans Affairs (VA) announced a demonstration of the standards to allow health information to be shared responsibly in order to comply with confidentiality laws and regulations among providers using electronic health records.
The order directs key Federal departments to expand suicide prevention strategies and take steps to meet demand for mental health and substance abuse treatment services.

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