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Office of Suicide Prevention (OSP)

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Through the Office of Suicide Prevention (OSP), established by AB 2112 , CDPH will serve as the designated state entity responsible for coordinating and aligning statewide suicide prevention efforts and resources through planning and collaboration across diverse partners and systems.

OSP activities will include:

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    Providing information and technical assistance regarding best practices on suicide prevention policies and programs.
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    Focusing on groups disproportionally impacted by suicide, including youth, Native American youth, older adults, veterans and LGBTQ individuals.
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    Monitoring/tracking (surveillance) and dissemination of data to inform prevention efforts at the state and local levels.
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    Reporting on progress to reduce rates of suicide.

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