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you or someone you know is talking about suicide,
please call the suicide prevention hotline 24
hours a day/7 days a week.
Crisis Intervention Services (CIS)
has been the suicide prevention service for
many years in Sedgwick County. At CIS, priority is given to callers who are at risk for suicide.
If you feel you are in a mental health crisis, whether or not you are thinking about killing yourself, please call us. Family members or others concerned about someone else who may be experiencing a crisis are welcome to call as well. People have called us for help with substance abuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, sexual orientation, illness, getting over abuse, depression, and mental and physical illness. No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. You will be helped by a skilled, trained crisis worker who will listen to your problems and will share options for treatment and resources available to help.
Read the 2013 Suicide Statistics for Wichita and Sedgwick County.
The mission of the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition is to promote and implement evidence based approaches, local research and community change to reduce the impact of suicide with the ultimate goal of zero suicides in Sedgwick County.
Read about the goals, activities, accomplishments and members of
the coalition in 2014.
handbook created specially for those left behind that provides information
about grief, stress, support systems and healing.
Los sobrevivientes al suicidio: un manual para aquellos que se quedaron
Supporting Survivors of Suicide Loss: A Guide for Funeral Directors
Suicide clusters among teenagers and young adults in Sedgwick
County have prompted intense concern among parents, students, school officials
and others affected by the suicides in our community. In response to these
concerns, the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition has developed
guide to help community leaders proactively respond to suicide clusters or
situations that might develop into suicide clusters.
Suicide Prevention is Everybody's Business
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