Suicide-Prevention Training Bill Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, said his AB2198 follows recommendations from a 2012 report by the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. The bill heads to the Senate after passing the Assembly on a 44-11 vote, just above the threshold needed for approval in the 80-member chamber.

"This will save lives and help us reverse the growing number of suicides in California," Levine told fellow lawmakers.

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