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 […]
Middlebury Actors Workshop is thrilled to present the Vermont premiere of the extraordinary one-person show, Every Brilliant Thing. A long running hit in both London’s East End and New York City’s Off-Broadway, this show handily won the New York Times Critics’ Pick of 2015. Ice cream. Things with stripes. Water fights. Thus begins a […]
May is Child Mental Health Awareness Month. The focus this year is suicide prevention.
Bellows Falls Union High School and Compass School brought teams of students to participate in the Umatter YYA program last month. These youth were excited to participate because they wanted to learn how to cope with their own stress and how to help their friends in distress. The Umatter YYA program begins with a […]
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) has released the first-ever National Recommendations for Depicting Suicide (SuicideInScripts.org) in entertainment content, in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC). Representatives from the entertainment industry and suicide prevention field provided input on the recommendations, which advances goal […]