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Concerning suicide prevention and behavioral health in higher education, with enhanced services to student veterans (Brown, O'Ban, Darneille)

Please see companion.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY 1ST SUBSTITUTE:
Directs WSIPP to conduct a study on academic stress in higher education settings.

HOUSE HIGHER EDUCATION COMMITTEE STRIKER:
(1) Requires an entity with suicide expertise within the University of Washington School of Social Work (rather than the Department of Health) to establish the statewide resource, convene the work group, and collect and report data. (2) Allows the public four-year institutions to also be eligible for the first six grants, not just the public community and technical colleges. (3) Removes the provision requiring the WSIPP study on stress.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=6514&Chamber=Senate&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)