Attempted Suicides in 2020 (USA)
Suicide Deaths in 2020 (USA)
Suicide Deaths in Sedgwick County (2020)
Suicide Deaths in Sedgwick County (2021)
Decrease in suicide deaths in Sedgwick County
What We Do
SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING
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FAMILY & COMMUNITY TRAINING
Learn to identify the warning signs and how to deal with them. Stop Suicide ICT provides local statistics, warning signs, and trains on how you can help. This training is provided at no cost.
SUICIDE SAFE CARE IN PRIMARY CARE (1HR)
Learn ways to implement tools and care pathways for clients at risk for suicide, including using evidence-based tools for screening and referring.
WORKPLACE WELLNESS & PREVENTION (1HR)
Staying mentally and physically well is about taking daily steps to attend to your mental health. This training will provide your staff with evidence-based tools and strategies to keep themselves mentally well, avoid burnout, and recognize signs of crisis.
RISK ASSESSMENT & SAFETY PLANNING (1HR)
An introduction to using evidence-based tools for assessing suicide risk, triaging patients, and creating safety plans. Attendees will receive tools and templates to begin using immediately.
SUICIDE PREVENTION IN SOCIAL SERVICES (1HR)
Learn how suicide impacts our community, what the warning signs and risk factors are, how to help someone at risk for suicide, and what resources are available in our community.
SCHOOL SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING
Educate students on recognizing depression and suicidal ideation in themselves and their peers, what to do when a friend says they are suicidal, discuss myths and misconceptions around suicide, and share how to support someone when they return to school from a hospitalization.
CALM Training: Counseling on Access to Lethal Means
This training focuses on how to reduce access to the methods people use to kill themselves. It covers how to identify people who could benefit from lethal means counseling, ask about their access to lethal means, and work with them and their families to reduce access. This course is primarily designed for mental health professionals, however others who work with people at risk for suicide may benefit from taking it.
CALL 1-800-273-TALK (8255) NOW
The following three should prompt you to immediately call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or a mental health professional.
• Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself
• Looking for a way to kill oneself, such as searching online or obtaining a gun
• Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live