SUICIDE PREVENTION & COMMUNITY EDUCATION
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If you or someone you are know are currently in danger, please call 911.

Are you suicidal?

Do you know someone who is suicidal?


Anyone, anywhere in the nation, can call (800) 273-8255 to reach a crisis counselor through the National Suicide Prevention Hotline.

CFS offers customized trainings for your groups needs

When Third Level merged with CFS in 2014, we added a wealth of expertise and experience in community education trainings, especially in suicide prevention and crisis intervention. We are pleased to offer training opportunities to you and/or your organization. A variety of trainings are available and can be customized to meet your group's needs. 

SEPTEMBER IS SUICIDE

AWARENESS MONTH

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QPR

We are excited to announce that CFS is offering QPR training. "Question, Persuade, Refer" are three steps anyone can learn to prevent suicide. During Suicide Awareness month, CFS is providing this training FREE with the help of our partners.

Two options are offered.
September 21st from 11:30-1:00 pm or September 29 from 6-7:30 pm. Both are virtual; participants will receive additional educational materials following completion of the training.

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On September 23, 2020 Jeremy & Kathryn Hawke will take off on a motorcycle ride across the country in honor of their son, Alex Hawke, who never got to take his ride. We would greatly appreciate your considering joining us on any fraction of that ride to help raise awareness.

Donations are being gathered during this awareness event towards CFS suicide prevention programming. Please donate using the link below and to learn more about Alex's story, click here

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HOPE Lives in 
Northern Michigan

HOPE Lives in Northern Michigan is a movement to inspire action for suicide prevention, intervention, and aftercare.

 

Throughout the month of September,  HOPE invites you to join them in their month long effort to bring awareness to this national health pandemic. 

Donations to CFS through this effort will go directly to our suicide prevention efforts, including training, education, and behavioral health. 

To learn more about this event, click here.

To learn more about the HOPE walk on 9.10.20, click here

SUICIDE FACTS AND WARNING SIGNS
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ABOUT SUICIDE IN THE UNITED STATES

Suicide is a problem that cuts through every culture, every race, every social class and income level.  It is the eleventh leading cause of death in the US, and the third leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 15 and 24 (AAS).  Every 15.2 minutes, someone will end their life by suicide.

Over the past 40 years, researchers have been looking the warning signs of someone at risk of suicide and what helps a person at risk. It is clear that therapy, in conjunction with medical treatment, offers hope and help to many.

 

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