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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:

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

OSP Yearly Highlight Brief

Year 1 Highlights Brief, 2022 (PDF,0.32MB)

The “Office of Suicide Prevention (OSP) Year 1 Highlights Brief” is a summary of major activities that took place within the first year of the office being established (June 1, 2021–July 30, 2022). ​​​
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