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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.





CONFERENCE: Our Jouney Continues

This conference is for people who are survivors, those who lost someone due to suicide.
This conference is designed for people who have worked through the early experiences of suicide loss and have processed the earlier stages of grief, likely over a period of several years, and who are ready to engage in the next steps of sharing and healing together. 
It is in Chicago from September 9-11, 2016.
Click here for more information.



 



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