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The Suicide Prevention Center's (SPC) mission is to prevent suicide through education, training and community wide awareness.  In the U.S. over 40,000 people die by suicide each year with an estimated 1 million attempts.  It's a leading cause of death for youth aged 15-24 in Indiana, and the 10th leading cause of death overall in the U.S. 

The Suicide Prevention Center provides: 

 

Training Programs

  • General suicide prevention presentations tailored to the audience with relevant and current information 
  • Nationally recognized trainings including Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)
  • Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program presented to area students 
     

Programs

  • After Suicide Support Group for those who are coping with the loss of someone to suicide
  • Local Outreach to Survivors of a Suicide Loss, please call 574-400-9111 or 574-314-5426.
    

 

If you are in crisis, call the National Lifeline 24/7.  

 

The Suicide Prevention Center does not provide direct services.



Upcoming Events


Suicide Survivor Candlelight Vigil

September 26, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a vigil to honor and remember those who have died by suicide. Includes a candlelight ceremony and a walk amongst the beautiful grounds of Sacred Waters -- a setting that provides peace and solace to those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Soothing music by Allen DeSomer.

Save the Date - Race to Save Lives: November 11th!




STORIES of HOPE

Click here to read Laura's Story
 
Click here to read Jamie's Story

Click here to read Kevin & Julia's Story



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