November 23 is International Survivors of Suicide Day
Thousands of survivors of suicide loss around the world will gather together on this day for support, healing, and hope. If you have lost someone to suicide, please join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on November 23, 2013. You are not alone.
This year, in honor of World Suicide Prevention Week, SPCNY is honoring the local coalitions across the state that are working to prevent suicide in their communities. Scroll through the slideshow below to view the poster project that was be displayed at our Annual Awards Banquet, Sept. 19, 2013.
Click here to view our local coalition directory-- to find a group in your area, or add yours to the list.
New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) recognizes suicide as a serious statewide public health concern and accordingly, has established suicide prevention as a top priority. The Suicide Prevention Center of NY is operated by the Research Foundation for Mental Hygeine with funding from OMH.