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After A Suicide – Postvention

| October 6, 2016
After A Suicide – Postvention

Postvention refers to programs and interventions for survivors following a death by suicide. These activities help alleviate the suffering and emotional distress of suicide survivors and help prevent suicide contagion. (Preventing Suicide:  A Toolkit for High Schools, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2012 Resources After a Suicide:  A Toolkit for Schools, Suicide Prevention […]

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Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

| August 28, 2016
Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of various mental health problems; 12 Human Resource Management credits In this course, you will learn: The potential warning signs and risk factors for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance […]

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Means Restriction/Firearm Safety

| March 17, 2015
Means Restriction/Firearm Safety

Restricting access to lethal/harmful means of self-harm is an important strategy for preventing suicide and injury. If you’re concerned about a friend or loved one, here are some initial steps you can take to keep them safe: Call one of these crisis lines to get advice and support: 911: Imminent danger to self or others […]

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Suicide Prevention App for Providers

| March 12, 2015
Suicide Prevention App for Providers

SuicideSafe–a new FREE app for behavioral health and primary care providers to help in applying suicide prevention strategies into their practices. http://store.samhsa.gov/apps/suicidesafe/index.html  

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Warning Signs of Depression & Suicide

| March 7, 2014
Warning Signs of Depression & Suicide

Warning signs of depression & suicide may include: Prolonged mood & behavior changes Feeling hopeless or no sense of purpose Withdrawing from friends, family Reckless behavior Change in appetite or sleep patterns Anger/irritability Anxiety/agitation Talking or writing about death, suicide Seeking access to guns, pills Alcohol or drug abuse Giving away precious possessions Sudden happiness […]

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Prevención del suicidio en el condado de Lane, Oregon

| August 23, 2013

Senales del suicidio: Una persona que ha amenazado o hablado sobre hacerse daño o matarse; Una persona que ha buscado maneras de hacerse daño con armas de fuego, sobre medicándose, o de alguna otra manera; Una persona que habla sobre la muerte y/o habla de morir cuando ese tipo de tema no es normal en esa persona; Sentirse desesperado o sentirse sin esperanza; Sentir […]

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Materiales y Enlaces/Ligas

| August 23, 2013
Materiales y Enlaces/Ligas

Enlaces/ligas en español en cuanto al suicidio: Prevención del Suicidio Juvenil [Oregon Youth Suicide Prevention Program] Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio Materiales en español en cuanto al suicidio: Folletos Signos de advertencia (de suicidology.org) Si está pensando en suicidarse (de suicidology.org) Entendiendo y ayudando al individuo suicidal (de suicidology.org) Hechos sobre suicidio y depresión […]

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Prevencion del suicidio en el condado de Lane, Oregon

| August 23, 2013

Contacto: Julie Hynes Lane County Public Health 151 W. 7th Ave, Room 410. | Eugene, OR 97401 541.682.3928 [email protected]

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UO’s “100 Reasons to Stay”

| August 23, 2013

Sponsored by the University of Oregon Counseling and Testing Center. If you are thinking of suicide, call 1-800-SUICIDE. UO students call the Counseling & Testing Center at 541-346-3227. Credit for the original “100 Reasons to Stay” video goes to Quinnipac University students, Michelle Brandow and Lauren Taylor. Support from the UO Suicide Awareness Class, UO […]

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Lane County Suicide Resources for Family and Youth

| August 23, 2013
Lane County Suicide Resources for Family and Youth

Crisis Call 911 for any imminent danger to self or others Whitebird: 541-687-4000; 800-422-7558 (24-hour local crisis line) Mental Health Crisis Response Program: 1-888-989-9990 (for parents of children through age 17) Looking Glass Youth & Family Crisis Line: 541-689-3111 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 (press 1 for Veterans Crisis Line) Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386 (for LGBTQ […]

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