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Preventing Suicides With Gun Locks, Screenings and Conversation at Community Health

In Vermont, firearms are the number one method for suicide. According to the Vermont Department of Health, Rutland County ranks second in the state in emergency room visits for suicidal ideation and self-directed violence with 464 reported from January through July 2022. There were three suicides in Rutland County and four in Addison County this […]

Saving Lives Through Conversation

Why do we need to talk about suicide and suicide prevention? Is it really relevant? Suicide is a topic that is very difficult for individuals to speak about and increasing their comfort in being able to talk about it also increases the ability for us to provide services to individuals who might be struggling with […]

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