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North Country Health Consortium

Suicide Prevention

                

North Country Regional Public Health Network is engaged in initiatives that expand access to suicide prevention training in the North Country. To build a truly comprehensive safety net, it is important to promote collaboration and bring together key service providers and stakeholders to address community risk and protective factors. This includes discussing attitudes, current practices and cultural factors. 

Suicide Prevention in the North Country

North Country Regional Public Health Network works to identify public health needs and create access to resources that support comprehensive planning and implementation for suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention within the region.  Through collaboration with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI NH), North Country Regional Public Health Network is engaged in initiatives that expand access to suicide prevention training in the North Country. 

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for New Hampshire youth ages 10 to 24 The North Country Regional Public Health Network is working to coordinate suicide prevention trainings throughout the North Country that address specific populations at highest risk for suicide.

This work includes capacity building in the North Country region by providing community trainings and Train the Trainer sessions in the Connect Program, a nationally recognized suicide prevention curriculum.  The training sessions provide best practices in suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention. 

Coming Up...

Register for Training on CALM (Counseling on Access to Lethal Means),  August 4:

Anyone who takes this training must have had a minimum of a basic suicide prevention (SP) training.  If you have not had any type of SP training, a 1-hour self-paced eLearning module can be provided by the PHN before the CALM workshop. 

Contact Public Health Program Manager, Annette Cole: acole@NCHCNH.org 

Resources 

603 Stories Podcast

The 603 Stories Podcast is a project dedicated to young adults across the state of New Hampshire, created and produced by young adults.603 Stories is about making connections, getting help, and finding hope.

Young adults are often left out of these conversations due to their age and life experience, therefore they typically relate better with others in their age group.

Click the 603 Stories Podcast link or logo to access the podcast. 

 

Recognize the Warning Signs of Suicide to Help Save Lives! 

 

  

Past Events 

 

 

Contact

To learn more about these trainings and the work of the North Country Regional Public Health Network, contact: 

PHN@NCHCNH.org 

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