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World Suicide Prevention Day: Connect, Communicate, Care

National Suicide Prevention Week is September 5 – 11, 2016, and World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10, 2016. WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY: CONNECT, COMMUNICATE, CARE Saturday, September 10, marks World Suicide Prevention Day, a day to create awareness of the preventable public health crisis of suicide. Every individual in a community can take an [...]

2017-02-22T11:51:53+00:00 Suicide Prevention|

Unusual Partnership Aims to Reduce Suicide in Vermont

By Kyle Midura, WCAX.com MONTPELIER, Vt. -Those who work in the business of guns long enough must come to terms with the possibility that they'll sell a weapon to someone preparing to take their own life with it."I remember the guy, I remember the event, it's something that you don't really let go of. It doesn't [...]

2017-02-22T11:51:53+00:00 News, Suicide Prevention|

VERMONT GUN SHOP PROJECT – One Year Update

The Vermont Suicide Prevention Coalition invites you to a PRESS CONFERENCE that will provide a one-year update on the VERMONT GUN SHOP PROJECT, an ongoing collaboration among the Vermont Department of Mental Health; the Vermont Federation of Sportsman’s Clubs, Inc.; Gun Owners of Vermont; and the Vermont Suicide Prevention Center.

2017-02-22T11:51:53+00:00 News, Suicide Prevention|

What is Family Engagement?

The Harvard Family Research Project redefines Family Engagement as the shared responsibility of families, schools, communities (including businesses) to support student learning and success. It is a continuous process for early education to young adulthood that occurs across multiple settings where children learn. It encourages education-community partnerships to “move from random acts of family involvement to effective strategies to promote student success.”

2017-02-22T11:51:53+00:00 Family Engagement|