Prevention Programs Address Youth Suicide

03/03/11 12:08PM By Jane Lindholm, Patti Daniels
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VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with experts about community strategies to prevent youth suicide, and the resources that are available for young people who are struggling. Her guests include Charlie Biss of the state's Division of Mental Health, who says suicide should be addressed as a public health problem; and Brian Remer, who manages the Vermont Youth Suicide Prevention Project.

Resources for suicide prevention:

2-1-1
This is a 24/7 health and human services information and referral service for Vermont.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
(800) 273-TALK
Calls to this national hotline are answered in Vermont.

Outright Vermont
Crisis support and other resources for ‘queer’ youth

Mental Health Agencies in Vermont
Each region of the state is served directly by a mental health agency.

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Vermont Suicide Prevention Platform
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