Posts From April, 2020

Nominations Open for HOPES Award

The HOPES Award is presented annually at the Prevent Suicide Wisconsin Conference to an individual or organization who has demonstrated exceptional dedication to suicide prevention. This is an opportunity to recognize those who have helped to build the suicide prevention infrastructure in Wisconsin. We are now accepting nominations!

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PSW Coalition Response to Coping with COVID-19

Resources and Information
Coalitions, support group facilitators, and other suicide prevention partners identified these needs and topics to be addressed through the PSW Coalition. The following agenda is a working document to organize the resources shared by PSW coalition leaders and partners throughout ongoing conversations regarding our response to stress related to COVID19. Coping with COVID-19 Stress/Mental Health MHA-WI's Mental Health & COVID-19 Resources Mindful Self-Compassion (Barbara Moser, » Read More

Reporting on Suicide During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Briefing Statement from Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) and the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)
It is well-documented that the way media report on suicide can impact risk of suicide and increased contagion. The World Health Organization and a variety of organizations have developed media recommendations to aid journalists on best practices for covering suicide and self-harm related behaviors. With the world facing the COVID-19 health crisis and unremitting emergency health reporting, it is more important than ever for the media to be able to quickly understand and consider these best » Read More