Source: Topeka, KS: Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Injury Prevention Program. 15p. SIEC No: 20080536

This report provides information on a July 2007 symposium in Chanute, Kansas where participants selected action plan priorities for suicide prevention in southeast Kansas. Three priorities were identified, including: local communities & schools incorporating best practices of mental health education, including a suicide prevention component, into health curricula by 2010; addressing the stigma associated with mental illness; & providing complete, accessible, & affordable preventive care for people with mental illness.