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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Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Centers

Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Centers | SAMHSA This toolkit offers strategies senior centers can use to integrate suicide prevention into activities that support the well-being of older adults. It also describes activities that increase protective factors and explains how to recognize the warning signs of suicide. Download the toolkit…

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