We Work to Eliminate 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.
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
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Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium 2020
Bringing Resiliency into Focus
LIVE Virtual Keynotes Speakers and Workshops
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Preventing Suicide and Increasing Resilience in Communities
The Symposium will engage a broad array of stakeholders to expand community based and cross sector approaches to suicide.
2) Facilitate connections between substance misuse and suicide prevention stakeholders and programs to advance effective prevention strategies.
3) Share community-based approaches to suicide prevention including new ways to form innovative collaborations.
4) Increase knowledge about risk and protective factors and recommended strategies for working with vulnerable populations.
Research from past disease outbreaks and studies of other humanitarian crises suggest that people may become more vulnerable to self-harming and suicidal behaviors during these times. Extended disruptions in the lives of individuals, families and communities can impact mental health.
Not all impacts are negative, but many are. People are more likely to experience loss, anxiety and depression; the painful impacts of unemployment and financial stress. The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont has compiled a helpful tip sheet which identifies important resources in VT for caring for self and others and for help-seeking during these times.
Download the resource sheet: https://bit.ly/3cEcZkH
Would your School or Community benefit from Mental Health and/or Suicide Prevention Training?
We have multiple options for trainings in the following areas:
* Umatter for Schools
* Umatter for Youth and Young Adults
* Training-of Trainers
* Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
* Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention
We can work with you to create a training package that meets your specific needs.
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