Suicide Prevention Programs

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    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
    Bullying and Suicide Awareness - Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS)Exists as a community outreach initiative designed to raise awareness of the impacts of bullying and decrease the incidents of suicide by providing youth with the mechanisms that instill courage and inspire growth of empathetic communities through the It Takes Courage program. Brings the message of suicide prevention to local elementary, middle, and high schools through speakers and outreach. Children learn about signs of depression, bi-polar disorder, and other mental health conditions through the Schools as Tools program.Routt CountyReaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS)Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS)
    Military Member and Family Assistance - America's Huey 091 FoundationProvides education relating to the price of freedom, assistive devices and other rehabilitative and therapeutic resources to severely injured service members, and support for families. In Colorado, these efforts are conducted in collaboration with the American Legion Department of Colorado and the Fort Carson Retiree Council. American Airlines has donated substantial resources to facilitate the success of the America's Huey 091 Foundation and other veterans support initiatives.Out of StateAmerica's Huey 091 FoundationAmerica's Huey 091 Foundation
    Montrose Suicide Prevention CoalitionThe Montrose Suicide Prevention Coalition is a group og agencies and businesses working together to help prevent suicide in Montrose.Montrose CountyNo Physical AddressMontrose Suicide Prevention Coalition
    Outpatient Clinic (Steamboat Springs) - Mind Springs HealthDelivers and facilitates quality, cost-effective mental health and substance abuse services based on local needs and available resources. Provides evaluation and assistance for admission to mental hospitals on a voluntary and involuntary basis. Offers treatment, training, education and consultation services to employees and administrators in business and government. Also provides court-ordered DUI and DWI courses and groups. Formerly known as Colorado West Regional Mental Health CenterRoutt CountySteamboat Springs - Mind Springs HealthMind Springs Health
    Suicide Education and Prevention - Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Greeley ChapterOrganizes fundraising and awareness programs/events. Offers educational presentations at fairs, community organizations, churches, schools and businesses. Also provides volunteer opportunities. Meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Evans Chamber of Commerce, 2986 W 29th St, Unit C.Weld CountyYellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Greeley ChapterYellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Greeley Chapter
    Suicide Intervention and Prevention - Pueblo Suicide Prevention CenterProvides suicide prevention opportunities through through community education and intervention services to people in crisis and post-crisis.Pueblo County1-800-Suicide - Pueblo Suicide Prevention CenterPueblo Suicide Prevention Center
    Suicide Prevention Education - Healthy Mesa CountyTraining opportunities offered include: - YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (YMHFA) YMHFA is designed for adults who regularly interact with young people and teaches how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Cost: Free, space is limited to 25 participants Dates: August 20th and September 24th, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Register: email cathy.ebel@d51schools.org Location: St. Mary's Pavilion, 750 Wellington Avenue, entrance 22, second floor, in the East/West Conference Room - Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) QPR is 1 HOUR CLASS TO LEARN a "Gatekeeper" information on helping those who are thinking or planning suicide. It is a great lunch and learn class for the work place. Cost: Free Date: September 22nd, 1:15 pm Register: Email jennifer.daniels@sclhealth.org Location: Given upon registration - APPLIED SUICIDE INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING (ASIST) ASIST training is a tow day workshop that provides a unique, life-assisting intervention model to help caregivers support persons at risk. It also helps caregivers contribute to the development of suicide-safer resources in their communities. Cost: $125 per participant, $75 for CMU Students, $50 for Nonprofit Employees, Scholarships available Dates: August 2nd & 3rd; September 6th & 7th; October 11th & 12th Register: email jennifer.daniels@sclhealth.org Location: given upon registration - Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) MHFA is a program designed to help people understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders with the goal of supporting those in crisis until appropriate professional help arrives. Cost: Free, space is limited Dates: August 17th, September 14th, October 19th, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Register: email dabbott@mindspringshealth.org or call 970-683-7129 Location: St. Mary's Pavilion, 750 Wellington Avenue, entrance 22, second floor, in the East/West Conference Room Mesa County510 29 1/2 Rd.Western Colorado 2-1-1
    Suicide Prevention Education - SpeakUp Reach OutSpeakUp ReachOut offers several educational programs to teach individuals how to recognize and prevent suicide. Services include: - Signs of Suicide (SOS) - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) - Working Minds - QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) - Adult Mental Health First Aid - Youth Mental Health First Aid Eagle County108 West 2nd StreetSpeakUp ReachOut
    Suicide Prevention Training - Pikes Peak Suicide PreventionProvides customized suicide prevention training for groups.El Paso CountyPikes Peak Suicide PreventionPikes Peak Suicide Prevention
    Suicide Prevention Training - Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS)Provides an intensive 15-hour suicide prevention program. Sessions are open to the public and caregivers providing tools to help prevent the immediate risk of suicide through Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).Routt CountyReaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS)Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS)
    Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program - Light for Life Foundation InternationalProvides information on suicide prevention to adolescents and adults, primarily through the distribution of yellow ribbon cards to at-risk youth. Also conducts presentations and trainings at schools, churches, town meetings, etc.Adams CountyLight for Life Foundation InternationalLight for Life Foundation International

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