Summary: H.R.2955 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/04/2021)

Suicide Prevention Act

This bill establishes two grant programs to prevent self-harm and suicide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must award grants to state, local, and tribal health departments to expand surveillance of self-harm, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration must award grants to hospital emergency departments for programs to prevent suicide attempts among patients after discharge.