February Suicide Watch


One Million & Counting
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Real Time U.S. Death Toll
Year-to-date Suicide Report by Oregon County
Curry County Suicidal Subjects for 2018

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Trailer of Netflix Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. 2:18
safer internet day 2018 - 11 to 14 year olds - 8:07
America's mass shooting problem goes much deeper than guns, says Warren Farrell, Ph.D. 7:18


Coming up in April - NEW

NACRHHS Policy Brief on Understanding the Impact of Suicide in Rural America - webnar April 14, 11a Pacific
Rally to Prevent Suicide - West Front Steps, U.S. Capital, April 21, 5:30-6:30pm

Coming Up in March

Gender Equality Month - March
NEW ICRC-S Webinar: Suicide & Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): March 15, 2018, 3–4p ET - Register
Preventing Suicide through Collaborative Upstream Interventions
National Youth Violence Prevention Week (March 19 - 23)
Trainings in March (Click here for all 2018 trainings)

March NEW

3/16 - Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts among Court-Involved, Non-Incarcerated Youth
3/16 -
Pediatricians Call For Universal Depression Screening For Teens
Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): Part I. Practice Preparation, Identification, Assessment, and Initial Management - 23 page PDF

3/16 - Montana Communities Receive State Funding For Community-Based Suicide Detection and Prevention

741741 Crisis Text Line Poster - Montana
Suicide Prevention -
Poster - Montana
Handling a Suicide Caller - Montana

3/9 - Work-Related Perceptions and Suicide
3/9 -
Twitter Updates Its Policy on Tweets that Encourage Self-Harm and Suicide
3/9 -
Sexual Orientation Discordance Puts Adolescents at Greater Risk for Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviors
3/2 -
Technology and Suicide Risk: Moving Beyond Fear to Opportunity
3/2 -
Suicides Among American Indian/Alaska Natives — National Violent Death Reporting System, 18 States, 2003–2014
Is it Possible to Assess Short-Term Risk of Suicide?
North Wales Suicide and Self Harm Prevention Strategic Plan - 54 page PDF
C-SSRS for Communities and Healthcare


2/9 - Preventing Suicide in Primary Care: A Newly Updated Toolkit Feb - Statement for the American Association of Suicidology Regarding the Role of Firearms in Suicide and the Importance of Means of Safety in Preventing Suicide Deaths - 4 page PDF
Identify and Assist Persons at Risk
Youth Suicide Prevention Referral and Tracking Toolkit - Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program 26 page PDF
Media Literacy & Fake News 14 page PDF


1/26 - Lethal Means Counseling in Hospital Emergency Departments
1/22 -
Colo. Sheriff's Office to Pair Mental Health Specialists with Deputies
1/11 -
Drug-overdose suicides may be going undetected
1/5 -
Ending the stigma: Programs create conversations about mental health in Arizona schools
NAMI Ending The Silence

1/2 - Most big public colleges don't track suicides, AP finds
NEW Talking about Suicide & LGBT Populations - 4 page PDF
How Not to Talk About Suicide
Native American Youth Suicide
Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide - 2 page PDF
NEW At-a-Glance: Safe Reporting on Suicide - SPRC - 2 page PDF
Yup’ik Communities Turn to Indigenous Knowledge to Prevent Risk for Youth Suicide and Alcohol Abuse
The Role of Law Enforcement Officers in Preventing Suicide - 10 page PDF
A Parents Guide to Cyberbullying - an 8 page PDF
Super Confidential Crisis Line for members to
Law Enforcement - 800-267-5463
Oregon Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Plan 2016-2020 Tracking of Project Due Dates
National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Implementation Assessment Report - 50 page PDF
Suicide Awareness and Prevention Resource Guide - Includes floating training's calendarPreventing NEW Suicide among Men in the Middle Years: Rcommendations for Suicide Prevention Programs - SPRC - 2016 64 page PDF

March Trainings

Mar 12-16 ASIST Training for Trainers (T4T) 5 Day - English 8:00am, 1122 Morrow Road, Medford. Contact LivingWorks Education at ast4tregistrations@livingworks.net or 888 733 5484

Mar 12 Connect Suicide Postvention Taining, Day prior to the Strength in Community Conference at Camp Withycombe, Clackamas, OR $25, 8a-12p, Info Register

Mar 12 s2H (Suicide to Hope) LivingWorks Training, Day Prior to the Strength in Community Conference at Camp Withycombe, Clackamas, OR $95 8a-4p $95 Info Register

Mar 12 QPR-T: Suicide Rick Assessment and Management Training Pro, Day Prior to the Strength in Community Conference at Camp Withycombe, Clackamas, OR $95 8a-5p Info Register

Mar 13-14 Strength in Community Conference: Creating Healthy Connections at Camp Withycombe, Clackamas, OR $150 Info Register Schedule

Mar 15 Free ACE Training, Evergreen Elementary School, Illinois Valley 6 pm to 7:30 pm, please contact jessica.durrant@threerivers.k12.or.us

Mar 15 Suicide & Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Preventing Suicide through Childhood Upstram Interventions. 3-4p EST To Registration

Mar 22 Free ACE Training, Human Services Building, Medford 1 pm to 3 pm, please contact peter_buckley@southernoregonsuccess.org  

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