The Advocacy Committee oversees the government relations activities and programs of the St. Louis Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition. This oversight includes monitoring state and federal policies that impact suicide prevention, as well as working with legislators, and reviewing and providing letters of support or opposition to particular bills or actions.
The Advocacy Committee is one of three committees in the Coalition, including the Community Education & Outreach Committee, and the Training Committee.
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Missouri Suicide Prevention Network (MSPN) created Missouri SPAN as a way to raise awareness that suicide is a public health issue and to gain broad-based support for suicide prevention advancement. Click here for the latest news and to register for advocacy alerts.