2017 ORS 418.733¹
Updates to Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Plan
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This section is amended
Effective September 29, 2019
Relating to suicide prevention; creating new provisions; amending ORS 418.731 and 418.733; and prescribing an effective date.

The Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Coordinator shall update the Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Plan under ORS 418.731 (Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Coordinator) a minimum of once every five years. Updates must include, but are not limited to:

(1) An assessment of current access to mental health intervention, treatment and support for depressed or suicidal youth, including affordability, timeliness, cultural appropriateness and availability of qualified providers;

(2) Recommendations to improve access to appropriate mental health intervention, treatment and support for depressed or suicidal youth, including affordability, timeliness, cultural appropriateness and availability of qualified providers;

(3) Recommendations for best practices to identify and intervene with youth who are depressed, suicidal or at risk for infliction of self-injury;

(4) Recommendations for collaboration among schools, school-based health clinics and coordinated care organizations for school-based screening for depression and risk of suicide or infliction of self-injury among middle school and high school students;

(5) Recommendations related to the use of social media and the Internet to provide opportunities for intervention and prevention of youth suicide and self-inflicted injury;

(6) Recommendations regarding services and strategies to respond to schools and communities following a completed youth suicide;

(7) Identification of intervention and prevention strategies used by other states with the five lowest rates of youth suicide and self-inflicted injuries; and

(8) A comparison of Oregon’s youth suicide and self-inflicted injury rates with those of other states. [2014 c.99 §2]

Note: 418.733 (Updates to Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Plan) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 418 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 418

Notes of Decisions

Where plaintiffs brought ac­tion under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging viola­tion of federal civil rights after defendant Children’s Services Division employees removed plaintiffs’ child from home following reports of abuse, CSD workers entitled to absolute immunity in investiga­tion, taking child into custody and keeping plaintiffs from visiting child. Tennyson v. Children’s Services Division, 308 Or 80, 775 P2d 1365 (1989)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 418—Child Welfare Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors418.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 418, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano418.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.