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Our Mission:

To prevent suicide in our community by:

• Providing trainings in suicide prevention and intervention

• Striving to strengthen communication and coordination

• Providing resources to families, communities and schools

• Working to increase awareness and reduce the stigma of getting help

Suicide Warning Signs

Talk

• Having no reason to live
• Being a burden to others
• Feeling trapped
• Unbearable pain

Behavior

• Increase use of alcohol or drugs
• Isolates from family and friends
• Acts recklessly
• Withdraws from activities
• Sleeps to much/too little
• Shows aggression

Mood

• Depressed
• Loses Interest
• Raging
• Irritable
• Anxious

If you or a friend/loved one is in need of help

Call The National Crisis Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

POSTVENTION RESPONSE TEAM

We are a team of volunteers and professionals that are available to provide support for those who have experienced a recent suicide or sudden traumatic loss.

PURPOSE OF TEAM

• To help people impacted by a sudden traumatic loss (by suicide or other means) regain a sense of control over their lives
• Provide information on grief support and mental health resources
• Promote individual and community healing
• Provide resources and referral
• Educate the public on suicide prevention

Who can request help?

• Family & friends
• Schools
• Businesses
• Churches
• Community organizations

Resources

Suicide is Preventable
With Help Comes Hope

To find out more about suicide prevention efforts in New York State and nationally, please visit:

Omh.ny.gov/omhweb/suicide_prevention
PreventsuicideNY.org
Sprc.org
Omh.ny.gov
Afsp.org
Suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Mhanys.org
Parsonscenter.org
Suicideproof.org

Please Contact Allison Reynolds 518-746-1527 to schedule a training or if you are interested in joining the coalition