Hawai‘i receives federal funds to prevent suicide

uicide Prevention and Intervention.”The conference, to be held Nov. 21 on O‘ahu, will feature a keynote address from Dr. David Rudd, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Texas Tech University and a past president of the American Association of Suicidology.• On the Net: www.samhsa.gov, www.hawaii.gov/health

Written by: Jessica Behnham

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health announced this week it has been awarded $1.5 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, for youth suicide prevention and early intervention projects for the next three years.

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