September 7-12th 2015 is National Suicide Prevention Week. Join the fight by posting these slides each day on your social media pages -
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Save the Date: The 8th Annual Symposium will be December 2, 2015 at the Melville Marriott
Click here to view the flyer with more information
Take the Suicide Prevention Pledge: See a video of participants pledging to prevent suicide, taken at our Suicide Prevention Symposium on December 3, 2014 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEmZkv71vag&feature=youtu.be
The World Health Organization released a one of a kind report, "Preventing Suicide: a Global Imperative", which aims to increase awareness of the public health significance of suicide and suicide attempts.
Click here to view the full report
NYS Office of Mental Health establishes a Suicide Prevention Office
Click here to view the announcement
NYS Office of Mental Health releases report: Suicide as a Never Event in NYS
Click here to view the report
Directory of Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention Programs for the Long Island Region is now on the web site.
Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) unveiled a new toolkit to help prevent suicide. Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools aims at reducing the risk of suicide among high school students by providing school administrators, principals, mental health professionals, health educators, guidance counselors, nurses, student services coordinators, teachers and others guidelines for identifying teenagers at risk and resources for taking appropriate actions to provide help.
For more information about this toolkit, click here
To view a copy of this toolkit, click here