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H.Res. 850 (114th): Recognizing suicide as a public health problem and expressing support for designation of September as “National Suicide Prevention Month”.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Sep 8, 2016.


Expresses support for the designation of National Suicide Prevention Month.

Recognizes suicide as a preventable public health problem and supports declaring that suicide prevention should be a priority.

Promotes awareness that suicide most often occurs when stressors exceed the current coping abilities of an individual suffering from a mental health condition.