United for a Suicide Free New York

We all have a role to play in preventing suicides. Suicide is a complex problem. But through our collective action,  we can save lives. New York State is committed to preventing suicides. This site was designed to provide a comprehensive set of tools, information, and resources to support the effort.

New York State Suicide Prevention Conference

Sponsored by SPCNY and the New York State Office of Mental Health, the New York State Suicide Prevention Conference features leaders in suicide prevention research, treatment, service delivery, advocacy, and from the lived experience community. Held annually in September, the conference provides networking and learning opportunities for clinicians, administrators, coalitions, survivors, educators, advocates, and anyone interested in suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.

We are now accepting proposals for oral and poster presentations.  The submission deadline is May 3.  Please view our conference page for more information and to submit your work!


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Suicide Prevention Training

Training Options

There are a variety of suicide prevention training options to choose from, whether you are a clinician, a non-clinical health care worker, a school or university administrator, educator, or community member.

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Find A Training

Suicide prevention trainings are provided across New York State. Sign up for a training near you!


For Trainers

SPCNY supports and maintains a network of trainers. Contact us at spcny@omh.ny.gov if you are interested in becoming a trainer!

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New Resources

Postvention response after an opioid overdose death or suicide

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Clinical Response Following Opioid Overdose: A Guide for Managers

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The Impact of Suicide on Professional Caregivers: A Guide for Managers and Supervisors

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Key Resources

High Risk Populations

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Addressing Risk Factors

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New York State's Suicide Prevention Plan

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