September is National Suicide Prevention Month. All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness.
September 10-16, 2017
Approximately 45% of suicide victims had contact with primary care providers within 1 month of suicide. Grantees want and need to know where to turn for trusted resources, training materials for their workforce, and information for the patients they serve. Here are some resources, including 24-hour crisis lines and technical assistance materials: Read more
Today after searching for a client who had missed court, I found that she had committed suicide.
Even with my healthcare background and after taking two courses recently to help detect and find help for those contemplating taking their lives I wasn’t able to intervene…