Bill to reduce suicides in rural areas passes Congress

Dec 11, 2020

STOP SUICIDE message written on wallThe National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is thrilled that the Seeding Rural Resilience Act, which we endorsed, has passed Congress and will  go to the President’s desk for signature. The bill is crucial in reducing the high rate of rural suicides.

NASW is part of the Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG), a coalition of national organizations representing consumers, family members, mental health and addiction providers, advocates, and other stakeholders is committed to strengthening access to mental health and addiction care in the United States.

Read the Seeding Rural Resilience Act S. 2599 Letter of Support from MHLG.