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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2MM: Findings, declarations relative to elderly person suicide prevention.

      Section: 26:2MM-2: Definitions relative to elderly person suicide prevention.

2. As used in this act:

"Alcohol and drug counselor" means a person who is a certified alcohol and drug counselor or a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor pursuant to P.L.1997, c.331 (C.45:2D-1 et seq.).

"Attempted suicide" means destructive behavior intended by the actor to result in the actor's harm or death.

"Completed suicide" means a death that is known or reasonably suspected to have resulted from an intentional act of the deceased, regardless of whether it has been ruled a suicide by a medical examiner.

"Council" means the New Jersey Elderly Person Suicide Prevention Advisory Council established pursuant to section 3 of this act.

"Department" means the Department of Human Services.

"Elderly person" means a person 65 years of age and older.

"Licensed clinical social worker" means a person who holds a current, valid license issued pursuant to subsection a. of section 6 or subsection a. or d. of section 8 of P.L.1991, c.134 (C.45:15BB-1 et seq.).

L.2005, c.274, s.2; amended 2012, c.17, s.325.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

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