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1. 2016 saw more people in the U.S. kill themselves than ever before - almost 44,965. 1. Actual number of suicides in the USA States 1990-2023

2. 825 Oregonians2 kill themselves in 2017, 43 more than ever before

3. Curry County,14 people3 killed themselves in 2017, the mos ever and 3 more than in 2016. Curry

4. Early identification and intervention (To come)

5. Asking someone if they are thinking of killing themselves or thinking about suicide will not put the idea in their head (Find file URL from

6. The acute risk for suicide is often time-limited (Find "3-days" posting)

7. Recognize mental health as a medical condition

8. Find semicolon wallet cards at 153 locations in Curry, OR and Del Norte, CA counties.

9. Make your own safety plan

10. Find a therapist:

11. Get in touch with a crisis counselor on the phone, chat line or text line

12. Download the MY3 App12. It lets you stay connected when you are having thoughts of suicide.

14. Suicide is preventable (to come)

15. Warning Signs (short-cut Situations, behaviors, physical changes, thoughts and emotions (Take a training - QPR, mental health first aid, (Available trainings) Warning signs 15

16. Eliminate stigma eliminate the stigma16

17. Zero Attempts Zero Attempts17.

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1. What is Zero Suicide?

2. What is Zero Attempts?

3. 83% of those who die by suicide have seen a health care proider in the year before their death IAhmedanii et al., 2014) 29% of those were seen in outpatient behavioral health (Luoma et al., 2002)

Available trainings

Your Personal Safety Plan Make your own safety plan9. It can help guide you through difficult moments and keep you safe. Have a step-by-step plan ready for if/when you feel depressed, suicidal, or in crisis, so you can start at step one and continue through the steps until you feel safe.

Download the MY3 App12. It lets you stay connected when you are having thoughts of suicide.

Suicide is preventable14.


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