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    Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of suicide through a variety of educational interventions which have the objective of exploring alternatives to self-harm or self-destruction. Suicide prevention programs help people understand the nature of the problem; the risk factors and warning signs; and sources for treatment and support. Included are prevention programs that address specific target populations as well as those that are intended to reach the community at large. Delivery formats may include printed materials, videos or websites that address the subject and presentations in schools and agencies and to family groups.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Crawford County Human Services - Main Office - Suicide Task ForceThe Crawford County Suicide Task Force is committed to helping children, teens and adults at risk for suicide, as well as families and communities affected by suicide, through education, advocacy and support.CrawfordCrawford County Human Services - Main OfficeCrawford County Human Services
    Day One of Greater Altoona Suicide Prevention ProgramsVariety of programs to help reduce the incidence of suicideBlairDay One of Greater AltoonaDay One of Greater Altoona
    Dickinson Center - Signs of Suicide® Prevention ProgramThe Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Program offers middle and high school students curriculum aimed at teaching them the warning signs and symptoms of depression and suicide.ElkDickinson Center - St. Mary's Children's CenterDickinson Center
    Suicide Task Force of Indiana CountyThe Suicide Task Force of Indiana County was established to prevent suicides through community education and intervention in a crisis and to provide support to those affected by suicides through education and communication.IndianaSuicide Task Force of Indiana CountySuicide Task Force of Indiana County
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Coaching into Carethe Veterans Health Administration's Coaching into Care provides a free and confidential coaching service to help callers discover new ways to support their Military Members with a goal of getting them into Mental Health treatment or learn of other resources to resolve issues. The Families of Soldiers and Veterans now have a chance to receive assistance and on-going follow-up with a Life Coach from the VA. Coaching Into Care is aimed to show the Family Member how to support their Military Member, with regular one-on-one ‘life coaching’ via phone, which provides the skills of communication, education, navigating the VA system, treatment options, how to positively deal with a Military Member’s resistance to treatment; use of web-based video training to understand causes and find solutions.United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - MIRECC and CoEUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Suicide Prevention ProgramVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Suicide Prevention Program serves to facilitate implementation of suicide prevention strategies throughout VAPHS with the goal of raising awareness and prevention efforts throughout the system as guided by VA Central Office (VACO). The Suicide Prevention Team consists of social workers (a coordinator and case manager), who strive to achieve this goal through a variety of means. Outreach activities that provide education to veterans, families, and providers both inside VAPHS and I the surrounding community are completed monthly by the team to increase awareness about suicide risk factors and warning signs, as well as available treatment options to those in need. The team provides psychoeducatioanl groups to assist VAPHS veterans. Program staff works collaboratively with VA Crisis Line and VA Homeless Hotline to assist in providing follow up to crisis calls, and in many cases, assist with accessing care. Suicide Prevention is also tasked with providing regular case management to those veterans determined to be a high risk for suicide, providing assistance with access to care and monitoring their well-being during the period of highest risk (30 days after behavioral health hospitalization). AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

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