Suicide Prevention

Prevention And Intervention: Vermont Reaches For ‘Zero Suicides’

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 …

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Take 5 On World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

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.

Reflections on AAS National Conference – 2019

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 …

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Umatter Youth and Young Adult Program – Bellows Falls Regional Event

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 …

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