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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.
Are you someone who has been affected by suicide loss? You are not alone.
Join the Suicide Prevention Coalition and the American Foundation for Suicide
Prevention at Via Christi's McNamara Center on November 22 at 9 a.m. to find
comfort and gain understanding with the support of other suicide loss survivors.
Click here for more information.
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.
Clinical Principles of "Zero
Suicide" training will be held at the University of Kansas School of Medicine - Wichita on July 25, 2014. This event is sponsored by Kansas Youth Suicide Prevention, Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition and the University of Kansas School of Medicine - Wichita.
Register to attend this training.
The “Zero Suicide” Alliance promotes four large mental health system projects that have dramatically reduced and even eliminated suicide. The key clinical practices in “Zero Suicide” are presented in this training for clinicians and community first responders.
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.
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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