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First Responder QPR Instructor Course – Self Study

The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation (OSPF) funds evidence-based Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Instructor training for Ohio first responder agencies. It […]

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Sources of Strength Ohio Secondary T4T (In Person)

Registration is open for the Sources of Strength Ohio Secondary Program Training for Trainers (T4T) on October 2-5, 2023. There […]

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Life Side Ohio South East Ohio Community Event

Life Side Ohio welcomes you to the Southwest Ohio gathering. Join us for an evening of networking, presentations, and dinner. […]

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QPR Training

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer: the three simple moves anyone can learn to help save a life from […]

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First Responder QPR Instructor Course

The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation (OSPF) funds evidence-based Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Instructor training for Ohio first responder agencies. It […]

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Sources of Strength Ohio Secondary Program Coordinator Training (In Person)

Registration is open for the in-person SourcesOH Secondary Program Coordinator training on October 24 from 9:00-5:00 pm in Columbus, Ohio. […]

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VitalCog: Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

VitalCog trains organizations to proactively address the early warning signs of suicide in the workplace. Just as organizations have realized […]

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VitalCog: Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

VitalCog trains organizations to proactively address the early warning signs of suicide in the workplace. Just as organizations have realized […]

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Events

First Responder QPR Instructor Course

The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation (OSPF) funds evidence-based Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Instructor training for Ohio first responder agencies. It […]

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Events

QPR Training

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer: the three simple moves anyone can learn to help save a life from […]

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News

Ohio suicide deaths rose in 2021 after two-year decline

This article discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, call or text 988 […]

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Suicide prevention program ‘Sources of Strength’ makes positive impact at Cuyahoga Falls High School

Spectrum News 1   https://spectrumnews1.com/oh/cleveland/news/2023/01/19/suicide-prevention-program–sources-of-strength–makes-positive-impact-at-cuyahoga-falls-high-school?cq_ck=1675112813289#   Cuyahoga Falls High School students wrote positive messages on clothespins before distributing them during […]

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Calls, texts and chats pouring into new 988 mental health helpline

Fox 10 Phoenix https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/calls-texts-and-chats-pouring-into-new-988-mental-health-helpline When Jamieson Brill answers a crisis call from a Spanish speaker on the newly launched national […]

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Hilliard family sues Amazon for selling product that led to 16-year-old’s death by suicide

NBC4i https://www.nbc4i.com/news/local-news/hilliard-family-sues-amazon-for-selling-product-that-led-to-16-year-olds-death-by-suicide/ A Hilliard family is accusing Amazon of selling a product to their 16-year-old daughter that their attorneys say […]

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A journey from abuse & despair, to healing & inspiration

NBC4i https://www.nbc4i.com/daytime-columbus/a-journey-from-abuse-despair-to-healing-inspiration/ Coping with one extreme trauma is difficult enough. Dealing with a lifetime of physical, verbal, and sexual abuse […]

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Ohio artists’ works reflect on suicide, mental health as part of inaugural fundraiser

The Columbus Dispatch https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/local/2022/09/28/art-to-explore-suicide-mental-health-at-ohio-foundations-fundraiser/65474742007/ Amid the worst months of her husband’s rapid mental health decline, Julie Leonard recalls waking up […]

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How gun shops are trying to reduce suicide by firearm

NBC4i https://www.nbc4i.com/news/local-news/how-gun-shops-are-trying-to-reduce-suicide-by-firearm/ A first-of-its-kind statewide campaign is partnering with a unique sector to end suicide: gun owners in Ohio. About 10 […]

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Mental health or substance abuse crisis? Call 988

NBC4i https://www.nbc4i.com/news/local-news/mental-health-or-substance-abuse-crisis-call-988/ Ohio’s new 988 number for those experiencing mental health or addiction crises is up and running. Launched on Saturday, Ohioans dealing […]

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Don’t suffer in silence: Resources to prevent suicide

NBC4i https://www.nbc4i.com/news/local-news/dont-suffer-in-silence-resources-to-prevent-suicide/  Ohio mental health specialists are reminding everyone you are not alone. The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation says one […]

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From cops to counselors: How Ohio’s 988 crisis number will work

NBC4i https://www.nbc4i.com/news/local-news/columbus/from-cops-to-counselors-how-ohios-988-crisis-number-will-work/ 9-8-8 will soon become Ohio’s go-to number for mental health crises, all while attempting to divert care from […]

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