SB 514 – Alliance Supports
Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is taking the lead on this legislation and the Alliance will provide support as needed and appropriate.
This will fund suicide prevention across the lifespan and will establish an Adult Suicide Prevention Coordinator within Oregon Health Authority. Requires coordinator to maintain and facilitate implementation and updates of statewide strategic plan to address adult suicide and develop prevention, intervention and postvention strategies. Requires strategic plan to be updated every five years. Establishes Adult Suicide Prevention Advisory Committee. Directs advisory committee to consult with coordinator on updates to strategic plan. Directs coordinator, in consultation with advisory committee, to report annually to Oregon Health Authority and Legislative Assembly regarding recommendations for administrative and legislative changes to address service gaps in adult suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.