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.

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.


If you or someone you know is in emotional distress or suicidal crisis, call  

1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)