Free SAMHSA-Sponsored Webinar TODAY: “Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention in Schools”

Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention in Schools Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11:30am ET Description: A SAMHSA sponsored webinar developed under contract by the Mental Health America, will take place Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11:30am Eastern Time called “Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention in Schools.” With self-harm and suicide on the rise among youth, there is a growing need…

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Veterans Affairs ‘BeThere’ Media for Suicide Prevention Month in September

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  Thank you for your assistance to reach suicide prevention stakeholders. We are reaching out to you to help spread the message to our Service Members, Veterans, and Families (SMVF) population.  See below for suggested posting. Please advise if additional information is needed.  Also, please let me know where you have…

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and Suicide Prevention Reporting and Contracting

There has been a lot of questions about how to report MHFA trainings/hours and Suicide prevention trainings/hours within the last couple months so hopefully this post will clarify how to report this information into ETO. Only prevention staff hours and trainings should be entered into ETO. If any MHFA or ASIST trainings are conducted by…

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Suicide Prevention Initiatives in the State of Virginia

September is Suicide Prevention Month and many of us are providing phenomenal speakers, events and activities thanks to the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (VDBHDS) proactive approach to address this serious issue.  VDBHDS has provided funding across the regions of Virginia to provide community forums, education and training to address this concern.  Nicole Taper…

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Suicide Prevention Group

Looking for an opportunity to share and gain information regarding suicide prevention?  The Suicide Prevention Group is the perfect forum to discuss resources, ideas, and strategies.  This group is a best fit for persons involved with the Regional Suicide Prevention Initiatives, Zero Suicide Initiative, ASIST Trainers, and the Suicide Prevention Interagency Advisory Group.  There is a…

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