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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]