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The next meeting of the Commission on Improving the Status of Children in Indiana will take place on June 20, 2018, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Indiana Government Center South, Conference Room C, 302 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Zero Suicide Academy
The Commission endorses the Zero Suicide Academy, a training program for hospital emergency departments and community mental health centers, focused on changing policies, procedures, and practices to ensure that suicidal patients get the care they need and do not "fall through the cracks." Zero Suicide is an evidence-based approach being adopted statewide in Indiana.
Healthy Pregnancy App
The Indiana State Department of Health released a new mobile application aimed at improving infant and maternal health in Indiana. The free app is called Liv, and promotes early prenatal care and education about pregnancy. It includes interactive calendar and journal features, more than 100 articles, checklists and how-to's based on best medical practices, and links to community resources.
Information Sharing Guide
This mobile-friendly guide summarizes how specific types of information about children and families can be shared between professionals, which parties can share this information, and who can receive the information. Visit the mobile app