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Suicide Prevention Coalition Helps Survivors Heal

Suicide Prevention Coalition Helps Survivors Heal

Posted: Tue Jun 12 18:14:43 PDT 2018
Updated: Tue Jun 12 18:14:43 PDT 2018

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training-intro prevention coalition training had these cards on the table with resources on the back. the training mainly focused on to how help those who have lost someone they love to suicide." according to the suicide prevention coalition, death by suicide has increased across the united states. oregon's rates are 33 percent higher than the national average. and jackson county's suicide rates are double the national average. since 'why' is a difficult question to answer and one with many moving parts, today's training focused how a suicide can impact a community. rick says: "postvention is the training that we give communities to be prepared when a sudden death or suicide occurs and how do we respond so we can help the person heal, or the family and community heal." it also aims to help prevent more suicides from happening in the future. ---and help people get access to resources and treatment. rick says: "post-vention efforts become pre-vention efforts. as we have better postvention and better efforts after a sudden death occurs and we do a better job containing the contagion that decreases the overall suicide rate and it becomes a prevention effort." andryanna says: "if you want to go to one of these trainings, head to our website, in medford, andryanna sheppard, newswatch 12." if you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, here is a list of helpful resources. jackson county crisis services is available 24-7 at the number on your screen. you can also walk in monday through friday from 8 am to 5 pm. there is also a number you can text. that's 7-4-1-7-4-1 [a19]on track recovery program-vo
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