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Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings

| May 1, 2014
Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings

Featured Event Making Connections:  Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences November 4-6, 2014  | Eugene, OR Conference goals: Increase understanding about mental wellness: the connection to our overall health Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): the cutting-edge research, impacts on adult health, and effective strategies to reduce ACEs Reflect on our work Apply […]

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QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer for Suicide Prevention

| April 21, 2014
QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer for Suicide Prevention

About QPR Training Did you know… Every 17 minutes, at least 6 Americans lose a loved one to suicide Most of those individuals who died by suicide showed warning signs to family and friends Oregon’s suicide rate is 41% higher than the national average Suicide is the second leading cause of death among Oregonians 15-34 […]

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Help a friend

| March 7, 2014
Help a friend

Friends can make all the difference. Learn the signs of depression and 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 […]

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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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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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Entrenemiento

| August 23, 2013

Para entrenamientos en español en el Condado de Lane, Oregon Contacto: Julie Hynes Lane County Public Health 151 W. 7th Ave, Room 410 | Eugene, OR 97401 541.682.3928 Julie.Hynes@co.lane.or.us

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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 Julie.Hynes@co.lane.or.us

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Risk and Protective Factors for Suicide

| August 23, 2013
Risk and Protective Factors for Suicide

The following material is a summary from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s “Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for Suicide: A Primer for Preventing Suicide” (2011).  What are risk and protective factors? Risk factors are characteristics that make it more likely that individuals will consider, attempt, or die by suicide. Protective factors are characteristics that make it […]

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Lane County Suicide Resources for Family and Youth

| August 23, 2013

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 18) 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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