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Community Suicide Prevention Program Desiree Jamieson-Millan Unit 9 Assignment HD625 Purdue Global University
Suicide Preventi on in Broward County, FL Florida was the 10 th highest state for suicide as of 2018 Florida’s youth suicide rate is higher than the national average As of 2017, Suicide was the #1 cause of death by fatal injury in Broward county, and surrounding counties It is the 8 th major cause of death in Florida
Community Suicide Prevention Program Purpose To increase awareness of youth suicide and suicide warning signs among individuals, community, and family members Increase knowledge about suicide Increase access to suicide prevention services Increase resources to those considering suicide Goals Decrease suicide attempts Decrease suicide deaths
Community Suicide Prevention Program Components of Program Provide education on the risk factors, warning signs, and protective factors of suicide Provide mental health services to individuals at risk Bring awareness to the community on suicide Bring awareness in the K-12 schools and local colleges
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