Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Tuesday named the former secretary of the Department for Children and Families as the new youth suicide prevention coordinator.
Schmidt announced that Gina Meier-Hummel would take the position created by the Legislature in May to implement recommendations of the Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force.
“Gina will give the serious problem of the rising rate of youth suicide the attention it requires,” Schmidt said in a statement.
“I’m confident her leadership . . .