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Suicide is Preventable

March 12: Stories of Suicide Attempt Survivors

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Please join us on March 12 from 5:30-7:00 pm to hear Dese'Rae L. Stage for what promises to be an interesting discussion about suicide attempt survivors and stigma. This special event will take place at the University of Kentucky’s Marksbury Building, Hardymon Theater. Please see our “Events” page for additional information.

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If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact a mental health professional, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.

Suicide is preventable

Even so, each year Kentucky loses over 600 people to suicide. To help reduce these deaths, the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (BH/DID) invited various community leaders to establish the Kentucky Suicide Prevention Group in 2002, to help decrease suicide deaths and attempts across the Commonwealth through advocacy, education, training and evaluation.

Affiliates

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental, and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Seven Counties Services
  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center
  • American Association of Suicidology
  • University of Kentucky -Lexington Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
  • Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness