Suicide Prevention

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CenterLink Feature

Spotlight On The Center / Suicide Prevention Boxes

“CenterLink has launched our Center Spotlight Initiative – a place where we share the wonderful work our member centers are doing around the country and the world. We are proud to share their stories, their successes, their challenges, and innovative solutions! Our hope is that this blog will provide ideas and creative solutions for LGBTQ+ …

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QTBIPoC Mental Health Fund

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network – Mental Health Fund (MHF). Now accepting applications! Deadline March 31, 2021. The MHF provides financial assistance to queer and trans people of color to increase access to mental health support for QTBIPoC by QTBIPoC. The program is designed to provide financial support for QTBIPoC to work with …

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Registration is open for March QPR Suicide Prevention Training dates! These trainings are open to the general public and teach you the action steps of question, persuade, and refer to help someone who is having thoughts of suicide. We also offer private trainings for organizations and groups. To register visit https://bit.ly/UPCQPR or www.utahpridecenter.org/prevention.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

Registration is open for March QPR Suicide Prevention Training dates! These trainings are open to the general public and teach you the action steps of question, persuade, and refer to help someone who is having thoughts of suicide. We also offer private trainings for organizations and groups. To register visit https://bit.ly/UPCQPR or www.utahpridecenter.org/prevention.

Snapshot from original article which is linked in the post.

FCC Approves ‘988’ for National Suicide Prevention Hotline Number

Link to source article: https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2019/988-suicide-prevention-hotline/ There are many news articles and coverage of this but I just want to be sure people know that this is a work in progress behind the scenes. Key Quotes: “In response to a growing suicide epidemic across the U.S., the federal government has approved a new national three-digit number …

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KatiePerkins

While suicide rates in Utah have not increased during the pandemic, it is still essential to support physical, mental and public health measures.

Many people have been making the assumption that suicide rates have been increasing due to the Covid-19 pandemic but this is not true for Utah. The Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition Executive Committee released this article and statements in efforts to clear up any misinformation. Key quotes from the article: “To date, our data shows that …

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