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.

Annual NYS Suicide Prevention Conference

Conference Dates: September 18th & 19th, 2019
Location: Albany, N.Y.

The 4th Annual  New York State Suicide Prevention Conference: “STRONGER TOGETHER: Embracing Diversity and State/Local Partnerships in Suicide Prevention” sponsored by OMH and SPC-NY, is a two-day conference that will focus on best practices  in the field of suicide prevention. It will feature presentations highlighting recent developments in suicide prevention, including working with diverse populations, community coalitions, schools and college campuses, health systems, and advancements in surveillance data. Our call for awards is currently open.  For more information and to nominate someone for their work advancing suicide prevention in New York State, visit the conference website at https://nyssuicidepreventionconference.org/.

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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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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

Suicide Prevention Guide for NYS Schools

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Addressing a Crisis: Cross-Sector Strategies to Prevent Adolescent Substance Use and Suicide

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Governor Cuomo Announces Release of First Suicide Prevention Task Force Report

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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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