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Budget Summary FY2017

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45131026 - Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016

Account Description FY2016
4513-1026 Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program
For the provision of statewide and community-based suicide prevention, intervention, post-intevention and surveillance activities and the implementation of a statewide suicide prevention plan; provided, that funds shall be expended for a program to address elder suicide behavior and attempts with the geriatric mental health services program within the department of elder affairs; provided further, that funds shall be expended for a veterans in crisis hotline to be used by veterans who seek counseling programs operated by the department of veterans' services or concerned family members of those veterans so that they may be directed towards the programs and services offered by their local or regional veterans' office, to be staffed by counselors or outreach program personnel contracted by the department and trained in issues of mental health counseling and veterans' services; and provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the United Way of Tri-County's Call 2 Talk program to provide suicide prevention, intervention and post-intervention services

4,342,468 4,180,748

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for a program not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.