How You Can Help Prevent Suicide
Airdate: October 11, 2018
On average, there are 123 suicides per day in the U.S., and suicide is a leading cause of death for individuals ages 10-54. Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas shares the signs that a friend or family member may be suicidal and what you can do to aid in suicide prevention. Our message for this show is one of hope.
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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK): suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
CrisisText: Text HELLO to 741741 www.crisistextline.org/
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (take action, find support): afsp.org/
Coping skills website: www.NowMattersNow.org
Screening for Mental Health: mentalhealthscreening.org/
13 Answers For the 13 Reasons Why: An Episode-by-Episode Mental Health Resource Guide for Parents (2017, Lezine) www.amazon.com/Answers-Reasons-W…ook/dp/B072134NPG
Trevor Project (suicide prevention for LGBTQ Youth): www.thetrevorproject.org/
SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING (FOR ALL OVER 15 YEARS OLD)
safeTALK (Living Works) www.livingworks.net/programs/safetalk/
ASIST (life-saving intervention): www.livingworks.net/programs/asist/
QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer): qprinstitute.com/