2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-12-102. Purpose.

43A OK Stat § 43A-12-102 (2015) What's This?

The purpose of the Suicide Prevention Act is to facilitate the translation of suicide-related data into comprehensive public policy that is directed toward reducing the number of attempted suicides and suicides in Oklahoma by:

1. Improving methods of identifying minors and adults who are at risk of dying by suicide;

2. Improving awareness of and access to existing mental health services for individuals identified as needing those services; and

3. Coordinating and developing community resources to prevent attempted suicide and suicide among minors and adults.

Added by Laws 2001, c. 168, § 2, emerg. eff. May 2, 2001. Amended by Laws 2008, c. 113, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2008.

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