WEST VIRGINIA: School and College Information Legislation

March 10, 2015
News Type:  From the Field
State:  West Virginia

By passing House Bill 2535, West Virginia established requirements for that state’s middle and high schools to distribute and discuss suicide prevention awareness information to its students. The legislation also requires both public and private colleges and universities to provide its students with information about depression and available suicide prevention resources.


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

Settings:  Schools, Colleges and Universities
Planning and Implementing:  Policy and Legislation, Education and Training