Governor ceremonially signs Olthoff’s suicide prevention bill

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, May 17, 2017


PREVENTING YOUTH SUICIDES: Gov. Eric Holcomb (seated, center) on Tuesday at the Statehouse signs into law a measure authored by State Rep. Julie Olthoff (seated, left) to decrease the number of youth suicides in Indiana. The Crown Point lawmaker led efforts to provide suicide prevention training to school staff and health care providers. It also provides for a statewide coordinator.


State Rep. Julie Olthoff represents House District 19,

which includes a portions of Lake and Porter counties.