Suicide Prevention Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: RR-5150.5000-800

    Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of suicide through a variety of educational interventions which have the objective of exploring alternatives to self-harm or self-destruction. Suicide prevention programs help people understand the nature of the problem; the risk factors and warning signs; and sources for treatment and support. Included are prevention programs that address specific target populations as well as those that are intended to reach the community at large. Delivery formats may include printed materials, videos or websites that address the subject and presentations in schools and agencies and to family groups.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTIONDedicated to raising funds for suicide prevention research and educational programs, erasing the stigma surrounding suicide and its causes, and encouraging those who are suffering from mental illness to seek treatment.NassauAMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTIONAMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION
    COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVEThe CBHC works with East End communities to raise awareness and sensitivity about mental illness, create linkages for assistance, provide education, and strengthen family support. CBHC will host educational workshops for professionals, lay people and children on issues impacting emotional well-being in children including suicide prevention. Social workers provide referrals and information to east end families struggling to reach their goals. Chat and Chill groups are held in Montauk and Bridgehampton for east end young adults (ages 18-30) affected by suicide.SuffolkCOMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVEFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides workshops and seminars on Adolescent Suicide Prevention, Stress Reduction and Crisis Intervention at schools for parents, students and teachers for service groups and community organizations throughout Suffolk County. Staff consists of Masters level psychiatric social workers and professionally trained community educators. Also provides therapist referrals and a referral service. Call.COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMRESPONSE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
    JOE'S PROJECTMental health professionals trained in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing with a specialty in suicide respond to calls and responses are made in home usually within less that 24 hours. Also responds to businesses and schools touched by suicide. In addition Joe's Project has a team of trained volunteers who have previously lost a loved one to suicide to work with families and run support groups.SuffolkJOE'S PROJECTFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
    LATINA GIRLS PROJECTWorks with Hispanic girls ages 12-16 to address the high rate of attempted suicides among young Hispanic girls from impoverished areas of Nassau County.NassauLATINA GIRLS PROJECTNORTH SHORE CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER
    OUTREACH SERVICESOffers Character Education Series for preschool-high school audiences. Topics include Anger Management, Bullies/Teasing, Friendships, Suicide/Depression, Substance Use/Abuse, Diversity/Tolerance, Self-esteem, Peer Pressures, stranger awareness, expressing feelings and more. Available for Health Fairs, Awareness Days, Community Events, and Facilitator/Staff Trainings.SuffolkOUTREACH SERVICESSUNSHINE PREVENTION CENTER FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES

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