Suicide Prevention Consortium Kentucky (SPCK) quarterly meetings.
Next Meeting, Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 10 am to 12 pm
Department for Behavioral Health, 100 Fair Oaks Lane, Frankfort, KY 40621
Suicide Prevention Day On The Hill Kentucky
February 5, 2014 at 9:00a - Frankfort, Kentucky
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Welcome to NAEF
A recent survey of high-school students found that almost 1 in 5 had seriously considered suicide; more than 1 in 6 had made plans to attempt suicide; and more than 1 in 12 had made a suicide attempt in the past year.
On June 11, 2002, our lives changed the day our son Nathan died. We knew then we could not be silent and let other families join the horible fraternity we are now in. We knew we must do what we can to bring awareness to suicide prevention programs and work to inform and educate all so that they too can help prevent suicide deaths.
The rate of youth suicides have tripled since the 1950's and today, suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death of 15 to 24 year olds. EVERY 2 HOURS AND 11 MINUTES a person under the age of 25 completes suicide
How Can You Help Stop Suicide Deaths?
Know how to recognize the warning signs of suicide and what you can do to help save someone you love from losing their life to suicide. NAEF supports and teaches QPR, Question, Persuade, Refer suicide prevention program. There is no charge for the training and it only takes 90 minutes. Sign up to learn how to recognize when someone is in crisis and what to do to help the person get help -- QPR
Attend Suicide Prevention Day on the Hill in Kentucky. An annual event that takes place the 1st Wednesday in February. Citizens from all across the Commonwealth of Kentucky journey to the state capital in Frankfort to meet face to face with their legislators. They personally inform the law makers on what is taking place across Kentucky as well as informing them on what they can do to support suicide prevention in Kentucky. More Information
Attend a Suicide Prevention Consortium Kentucky meeting to learn from and share with others about what others are doing across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Meetings take place quarterly. For more information visit www.SPCKY.org
The Nathan Alan Eisert Foundation is committed to reducing the suicide rate in Kentucky and the US by increasing the awareness of the issues and by implementing prevention programs that have been approved by Mental Health professionals.
Working together we can bring awareness to this killing disease. Working together we can develop support for suicide prevention education programs. Working together we can change the stigma of Mental Health. Working together we can prevent suicide deaths.