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…

Gun Shop Project

We know that if we can give people hope and keep them from taking their lives in the moments of worst despair, we can change the course of that life.   The VERMONT GUN SHOP PROJECT – is an initiative…

National Violent Death Reporting System

Each year, about 56,000 violent deaths occur in this country. Violence-related death and injuries cost the United States $107 billion in medical care and lost  productivity.   Tragically, more than 39,000 people die by suicide in the United States each…

Suicide Prevention Training Evaluation and Outcomes

Information was collected about participants and the effectiveness of suicide prevention training conducted by the Center for Health and Learning through the Vermont Youth Suicide Prevention Project.   The following information was collected and analyzed by the UVM’s VCHIP evaluation team.…

National Statistics on Suicide

Centers for Disease Control:   National Institute of Mental Health:   American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:   Suicide Prevention Resource Center:   American Association of Suicidology:  AAS 2015 U.S. and State Suicide Fact Sheet

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