2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:2MM-2 - Definitions relative to elderly person suicide prevention.


NJ Rev Stat § 26:2MM-2 (2013) What's This?

26:2MM-2 Definitions relative to elderly person suicide prevention.

2.As used in this act:

"Alcohol and drug counselor" means a person who is a certified alcohol and drug counselor or a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor pursuant to P.L.1997, c.331 (C.45:2D-1 et seq.).

"Attempted suicide" means destructive behavior intended by the actor to result in the actor's harm or death.

"Completed suicide" means a death that is known or reasonably suspected to have resulted from an intentional act of the deceased, regardless of whether it has been ruled a suicide by a medical examiner.

"Council" means the New Jersey Elderly Person Suicide Prevention Advisory Council established pursuant to section 3 of this act.

"Department" means the Department of Human Services.

"Elderly person" means a person 65 years of age and older.

"Licensed clinical social worker" means a person who holds a current, valid license issued pursuant to subsection a. of section 6 or subsection a. or d. of section 8 of P.L.1991, c.134 (C.45:15BB-1 et seq.).

L.2005, c.274, s.2; amended 2012, c.17, s.325.


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