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Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium 2021

  • 4 Aug 2021
  • Online

Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium 2021

Connecting Communities to Support and Sustain Suicide Prevention

Offered Virtually Again This Year!

August 4, 2021


The Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium is being offered as a resource and day of networking for all interested individuals and groups across Vermont and beyond.  This includes VT Suicide Coalition members, providers across health care networks, school staff, other social services providers, individuals with lived experience and anyone who has an interest in learning more to help prevent suicide in our state.

Goal:

To bring together an extraordinary array of stakeholder to facilitate collaboration that strengthens suicide prevention.

Objectives:

1. Examine tools and approaches for improving support to at-risk populations

2. Share best practices and opportunities for sustaining programs and connections created during the COVID Pandemic

3. Explore and engage with peer support services

4. Discuss resources and data on suicide risk in individuals with co-occurring disorders

5. Inform policy and practice using the voices of loss and attempt survivors


About the association

VtPHA is a membership organization which facilitates collaboration among people who care about public health and are interested in protecting and promoting the health of Vermont residents.

VtPHA is an Affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA). APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. They are the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. Learn more at www.apha.org.

Contacts

vtpublichealth@outlook.com
Vermont Public Health Association
P.O. Box 732
Burlington, VT 05402-0732

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