September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Tri-County is working to post on social media, host events and collaborate throughout the month in an effort to share suicide prevention resources, stories and partnerships to help reduce the stigma and encourage prevention.
Please see list of resources here:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Crisis Text Line
Text ‘HOME’ to 741741
Mental Health First Aid
Find a Course: https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/take-a-course/find-a-course/
National Council for Behavioral Health
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Mental Health America
National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – SAMHSA
SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-4357
Encourage Hope and Help – a suicide prevention website/resource for youth (ages 10-24), parents, educators, LGBTQ, attempt survivors, loss survivors, veterans, and community members in the Kansas City area.