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Suicide Prevention Initiative 'Crucial' to Rural Area with Limited Mental Health Services
Nov 25, 2018 - Details a suicide prevention program in Nebraska that trains community members to stabilize people considering suicide until professional help can arrive. This aims to provide additional support in rural areas with limited access to mental health professionals. 88 of Nebraska's 93 counties are Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Source: Omaha World-Herald
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