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Feeling the stress of COVID-19? Click on the image below for tips to aid your mental health during the outbreak.preen-mental-health-coronavirus

As a result of the need to practice social distancing at this time, trainers for mental health awareness and suicide prevention programs are unavailable to provide in-person training. However, we are available to conduct the QPR Gatekeeper Program and Adverse Childhood Experiences education virtually. Please email jhegstrom@lccountymt.gov for more information.


The Lewis & Clark Suicide Prevention Coalition exists to build capacity and increase military-strong-decal-3-19access to community education about suicide and to support interventions and policies.  Read more on our about page.

This website acts as a clearinghouse for suicide prevention information including local data and resources, ongoing projects, partner organizations, and their work, upcoming training opportunities available in the county, as well as a menu of educational programs you can choose from to schedule for your business, organization, religious institution, group or club.

Suicide is preventable. Depression is treatable. Mental wellness and recovery are possible. Know the warnings signs and learn how to help by taking a course.


 Come serve with us!

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Do you believe in a world without suicide? Want to help save lives and bring hope to those affected? Help us #StopSuicide in Lewis and Clark County by serving as our AmeriCorps VISTA!

The goal of this VISTA project is to increase access to mental health resources to low-income individuals by implementing efforts to reduce access to lethal means and promoting universal mental health screenings. Much of the work will involve building partnerships with the firearm, pharmaceutical, and medical communities, developing outreach materials, pursuing funding through grants, conducting outreach, and reporting to program stakeholders to ensure the sustainability of the project.

This year of service begins in July. Learn more about the position here.


sDo you or someone you know need help?  Below are some quick links to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Veterans Crisis Line, and Montana 2-1-1Caution: If you are experiencing a true emergency (immediate danger of harm to self or others), please call 911.

 

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Trevor Trans Lifeline

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