TEXAS: Law Mandates Information for College Students

September 01, 2015
News Type:  From the Field
State:  Texas

As of September 2015, Texas Senate Bill 1624 requires that colleges and universities provide undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with information about mental health and suicide prevention services offered by the institution, as well as on how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of suicide. This information must be provided in an interactive format (e.g., live, online, or video).

 

For more information on policies that may have an impact on suicide, see Suicide Prevention Policy and Legislation.

Settings:  Colleges and Universities
Planning and Implementing:  Policy and Legislation, Communications and Outreach