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Wisconsin receives five-year grant for suicide prevention

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Wisconsin Department of Health Services says it is getting a five-year grant from the CDC worth more than $868,000 this year. Suicide rates have increased by 32 percent in the last 20 years and is now the 10th-leading cause of death in the state. Nearly 900 people in Wisconsin died by suicide in 2020.
Published 5 months ago · Taylor County, United States

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Wisconsin receives five-year grant for suicide prevention

The award is for $868,730, with similar funding expected for the next four years.

5 months ago·United States
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Wisconsin receives multi-year grant for suicide prevention

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin is one of six states that will receive a federal grant focusing on suicide prevention.The Wisconsin Department of Health Services says it is getting a five-year grant from the CDC worth more than $868,000 this year. Similar funding levels are expected over the next four years.“This funding could not come at a more critical time,” Wisconsin DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake said in a statement announcing the grant.…

5 months ago·Madison, United States
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Wisconsin DHS Receives Five-Year Grant For Suicide Prevention

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that it has received a five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent suicide in the state.The award is for $868,730, with similar funding expected for each of the next four years. Five other states were chosen for funding through the competitive grant process: Florida, Georgia, New York, North Dakota, and Oregon.The money will be used to redu…

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5 months ago·Taylor County, United States
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DHS Receives Five-Year Grant for Suicide Prevention

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that it has received a five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent suicide in the state. The award is for $868,730, with similar funding expected for each of the next four years. Five other states were chosen for funding through the competitive grant process: Florida, Georgia, New York, North Dakota, and Oregon.

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