Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide (Common Ground, Feb. 22, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Common Ground is a nonprofit organization that helps “move people from crisis to hope.” Among the services they provide is suicide prevention, with a crisis center, chat line, and a helpline. They also shared the following signs to help…

Oakland County Task Force Shares Suicide Prevention Resources

Oakland County Task Force Shares Suicide Prevention Resources (OCYSP Task Force, June 14, 2018) Oakland County, MI— The Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force encourages residents to utilize local suicide prevention resources in the wake of new data released by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Suicide rates increased in nearly every…

Tip from Pennsylvania Constable Helps Teen Get Treatment…

Tip from Pennsylvania Constable Helps Teen Get Treatment After Online Threats (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, May 18, 2018) Addison Twp, INCIDENT:  23:51 May 17, 2018 hrs. – Addison Township – Welfare Check / Psychiatric Commitment / Detective Callout – #18-92538 SUMMARY: The Sheriff’s Office Command Desk received a telephone call from a Pennsylvania State Constable…

Tip from Pennsylvania Constable Helps Teen Get Treatment…

Tip from Pennsylvania Constable Helps Teen Get Treatment After Online Threats (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, May 18, 2018) Addison Twp, INCIDENT:  23:51 May 17, 2018 hrs. – Addison Township – Welfare Check / Psychiatric Commitment / Detective Callout – #18-92538 SUMMARY: The Sheriff’s Office Command Desk received a telephone call from a Pennsylvania State Constable…

Suicide Awareness Vigil in Lathrup Village Sept. 24

Suicide Awareness Vigil in Lathrup Village Sept. 24 Lathrup Village, MI – September is suicide awareness/prevention month. The candlelight vigil is in memory of all the people we have loss to suicide. By having this candlelight vigil I am hoping to raise the awareness of suicide. Depression, sadness, grief and mental health issues are real.…

S Word: Local Groups Hosting Suicide Prevention Film Screening Sept. 9

S Word: Local Groups Hosting Suicide Prevention Film Screening Sept. 9 Royal Oak, MI – An exclusive preview screening of this groundbreaking documentary, The S Word, followed by a Q&A session with film director, Lisa Klein, and a panel discussion featuring local suicide prevention experts. View the trailer here: http://theswordmovie.com/ Event sponsored by The Oakland…

Wayne State Awarded Three Year Suicide Prevention Grant

Wayne State Awarded Three Year Suicide Prevention Grant (WSU, June 20, 2017) Detroit, MI – Wayne State University has been awarded a three-year, Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant worth $305,354. The grant will be used for WSU’s Suicide Prevention Initiative that seeks to develop an infrastructure of education, training and dissemination of suicide…

Wayne State Awarded Three Year Suicide Prevention Grant

Wayne State Awarded Three Year Suicide Prevention Grant (WSU, June 20, 2017) Detroit, MI – Wayne State University has been awarded a three-year, Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant worth $305,354. The grant will be used for WSU’s Suicide Prevention Initiative that seeks to develop an infrastructure of education, training and dissemination of suicide…

Preventing Suicide Community Discussion May 24

Preventing Suicide Community Discussion May 24 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention is hosting a community discussion on “Preventing suicide through means restriction” on Wed, May 24, 2017 from 9am to 12pm with registration open at 8:30am at the Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois, Troy. Pre-register at www.oakgov.com/health. Who should attend? …