The Umatter® YYA program for 2018-19 is complete. Overall, 12 schools and 68 youth participated and implemented Mental Health Wellness Community Action Projects in their schools. These projects included: mental health awareness week activities, an interactive play about healthy dating relationships, anxiety management resource information campaign, a school wide wellness day, and more. For a full […]
Elisabeth Betsy LeBlanc will hike the 210 mile John Muir Trail to raise awareness for suicide prevention and support the Vermont Suicide Prevention Center’s program Umatter.
June 18, 2019: Thank you to all who participated in the VT Suicide Prevention Coalition meeting! Topics discussed included: The numerous trainings happening around the stateSupports for survivorsInformation on the Quechee Gorge bridge barrierSuicide attempt data from the New England Poison Control CenterThe new AFSP sponsored Advocacy CommitteeResources from the AAS Conference Read the complete […]
This years AAS National Conference, (#aas2019) with a combination of plenary and break-out sessions, was a huge success thanks to the many presenters and participants who converged in Denver. Thank you to the American Association of Suicidology for organizing this event, and the many sponsors who made this possible. The conference included presentations from a […]
Zero Suicide is a commitment to suicide prevention in health and mental health care systems.
Posted in collaboration with VPR – By SAWYER LOFTUS • JUN 4, 2019 Listen to the VPR Broadcast! More people died from gunshots in Vermont in 2018 than any year since at least 2011, according to the most recent update to the Vermont Public Radio gunshot database. In 2017, Vermont Public Radio published an investigation into gun […]