Corrections officers, firefighters, police officers, and other first responders who aren’t receiving mental health training on post-traumatic stress disorder will have to under a bill signed by Gov. Chris Sununu.

Senate Bill 357 also creates a study commission looking at the costs of the training as well as life insurance payouts, retirement benefits, and workers compensation for first-responders who die by suicide. The legislation had the support of the fire, police, prison, and emergency medical services leaders in the state.

This report originally appeared in N.H. Bulletin.

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