Suicide is a public health issue and suicide prevention will take all of us doing our part. No matter where you live, work or worship, resources are available. To #StopOne takes more than initiatives, it takes empowered individuals who know they CAN be the ONE to #StopOne.
Don't wait until tomorrow - someone you meet might need you today! Below are links to more in depth programs in suicide prevention next steps offered around the nation. Even rural area residents have opportunities to access training through videos and online course material.
On March 17, 2020 Dallas Veterans Resource Center suspended onsite suicide prevention and awareness training. However, we are currently scheduling online virtual trainings. If your company, church or place of business would like to host an educational event contact us we're here to help.
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2 MINUTE VIDEO
Part of #SWordStories, in this video attempt survivors, Leah Harris, Kelechi Ubozoh and Dese'Rae Stage tell us that suicidal thoughts are not unique to one group of people they can happen to anyone. Having compassion for the struggle of mental health crisis is a step in the right direction.
7 MINUTE VIDEO
Social Media Influencer Logan Paul speaks to experts in the field on suicide awareness and suicide prevention. This video was made in response to his insensitive post regarding suicide. To better understand the issues, he interviews survivor Kevin Hines on his experience of hope, and what he wishes someone had said before it was too late.
1 HOUR RECORDED WEBINAR
During COVID-19 in partnership with Cohen Military Family Clinic, Talk Saves Lives was presented utilizing ZOOM technology.
ASFP Talk Saves Lives is a community-based suicide prevention introductory class. Classes offered weekly, contact the Dallas Veterans Resource Center for the next class or check the AFSP website for a chapter near you.
1 HOUR 10 MINUTE PRESENTATION
ZOOM Presentation in partnership with Cohen Military Family Clinic.
ASK About Suicide To Save A Life is a best practice gatekeeper training that teaches how to identify suicide risk factors, protective factors, warning signs & appropriate referral strategies. This is a great start for veterans suicide awareness and suicide prevention next steps.