Originally Published on VPR.org By JANE LINDHOLM, MATTHEW F. SMITH & KAREN ANDERSON • SEP 18, 2019 Have a listen to the Interview! The “zero suicide” initiative teaches the basics of suicide prevention the same way we teach first-aid or CPR, training people on how to talk about suicide, how to identify risk factors, ways to reduce suicides and what help […]
Author Archive | Eric Jones
Thirty one Coalition members gathered at our quarterly meeting and engaged in rich discussion about the future goals and strategies for suicide prevention efforts in Vermont.
September 10, 2019 is World Suicide Prevention Day and Vermont Suicide Prevention Center is asking everyone to Take 5 to Save Lives! Take 5 to Save Lives is a public awareness campaign run by the National Council for Suicide Prevention in support of World Suicide Prevention Day.
Resources across the state of Vermont for Suicide Loss Survivors
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.