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Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

The Suicide Prevention Program coordinates statewide training for school personnel, human service providers, faith communities and others on suicide prevention and intervention, including identification of persons at-risk of suicide, screening, counseling and referral.

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Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

The Suicide Prevention Program coordinates statewide training for school personnel, human service providers, faith communities and others on suicide prevention and intervention, including identification of persons at-risk of suicide, screening, counseling and referral.


The suicide prevention programs are currently funded through the Substance abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, pursuant to the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act, and the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant.


This program is a prevention education and intervention training program. For information on mental health related treatment and therapy options contact the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.


 

Key National Resources

 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK


Last Updated: 11-30-2012

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