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We Work to Eliminate Suicide in VT

OUR MISSION

To create health-promoting communities, in which people have the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and resources to reduce the risk of suicide in VT

 

PLEASE NOTE:  The Vermont Suicide Prevention Center is not a Crisis Center and is not staffed off-hours, Fridays, or weekends.  If you are in crisis and need help, click on the Find Help button below to find crisis lines and other sources of help.

Resources for Suicide Survivors:

Vermont Resource Packet

 

The Vermont Suicide Prevention Center, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Vermont Department of Health, and the Vermont Department of Mental Health collaborated and created a "Survivors of Suicide VT Resource Packet" which includes both local and national resources, including local support groups.  


Click here to access the Resource Packet



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 SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY AT THE STATE HOUSE

 

Please join us for all or part of the day

 

Tuesday, February 13

9:30 am - 2:00 pm

 

Purpose of the Day: 

 

To create awareness and support among legislators and other key stakeholders to make suicide prevention and mental health promotion a priority across Vermont.

 

  There will be opportunities to educate your Legislator about suicide as a public health issue in Vermont. 

 

To see proposed Agenda for the day, click here for more information.

 

  If you would like schedule an appointment with your Legislator or testify before a Committee, click here for a list of talking points and facts.

 

  This event is sponsored by:

 

  Representative Martin LaLonde, Representative George Till, the VT Suicide Prevention Coalition, the VT Department of Mental Health, the VT Suicide Prevention Center, and the VT-American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

 

  Contact info@healthandlearning.org for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn More About Suicide Prevention Through These Informative Articles

 

Understanding Suicide -  Learn more

 

Veterans and Suicide - Learn more

 

Survivors of Suicide - Vermont Resources Packet - Learn more

 

Survivors of Suicide and Those Exposed to Suicide - Learn more

 

Crisis Text Line - Learn more

 

Zero Suicide:  Transitions in Care - Learn more

 

PLEASE help support our Umatter programs by giving to our Global Giving Accelerator crowdfunding campaign.

Help make a difference! Your support is greatly appreciated. Donate HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

 

Suicide Prevention Legislative Education Day 

Thursday, February 13 

9:30 am - 2:00 pm

State House - Montpelier

Join for all or part of day

 

Vermont Suicide Prevention Coalition Meeting - March 22, 2018

VA Center in White River Junction

 

Annual Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium - June 5, 2018

Stowe, VT

 

More Information and to REGISTER Here