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About five percent of the population will experience thoughts of suicide in any given year. If you are considering suicide, you are not alone. Help is available.

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Teens

Many teens in South Dakota know someone who has thought about, attempted or died from suicide. If you're concerned about a friend, it's time to get help.

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Teacher Training

Educators are powerful role models and can help prevent teen suicides. Our suicide prevention training is free and meets certification requirements. Enroll today.

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Avera Behavioral Health Professionals Talk “13 Reasons Why”

Avera Professionals discuss taking caution when watching the Netfliz Series “13 Reasons Why.”  In this article they discuss warning signs if you think someone you know might be thinking about suicide and the resources that they can reach out to. http://www.avera.org/balance/behavioral-health/avera-behavioral-health-professionals-talk-13-reasons-why/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=avera-behavioral-health-professionals-talk-13-reasons-why    

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May 2017 Prevention Newslink

Prevention Newslink for May 2017.  Included in the May edition is the following information: Page 1: May is Mental Health Month and Information, information on 13 reasons why and SD prevention Resource Center Information Page 2: National Prevention week is May 14th-20th, upcoming training and events, and West River Prevention Meeting Update Page 3: An […]

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