Archive | Suicide Prevention

National Recommendations for Depicting Suicide

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) has released the first-ever National Recommendations for Depicting Suicide ( 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 […]

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THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED THE 2018 Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 Stoweflake Mountain Resort, Stowe Vermont “It Takes All of Us:  Building Connections for Suicide Prevention Across the Lifespan” A conference for Educators, Health Care, and Community Providers Thank you to all Attendees, Exhibitors, and our Sponsors Information about the 2018 Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium can be found here.  2018 Vermont Suicide Prevention […]

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Resources for Addressing the Netflix Series “13 Reasons Why”

Use the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” as a teachable moment in your school or community.  Get resources and view a webinar presented by ASCA, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention ,and the National Association of School Psychologists.   Webinar:  Teachable Moment Using “13 Reasons Why” to Initiate a Helpful Conversation – Watch on YouTube […]

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Survivors of Suicide – Vermont Resource Packet

The Vermont Suicide Prevention Center, American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, Vermont Department of Health, and Vermont Department of Mental Health collaborated and created a Survivors of Suicide Vermont Resource Packet which includes local and national resources, including local support groups.  The packets have been distributed to local funeral homes.  Links to the documents included in […]

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Crisis Text Line

The Vermont Crisis Text Line connects individuals with professional help through a free, 24/7 text support line.  Anyone with a mobile device can connect anonymously with a trained Crisis Counselor.  This free texting service is available to anyone, at any time, for any type of crisis they are experiencing. Text VT to 741741 from anywhere […]

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