Suicide resources and support for those impacted by loss

, Posted: Fri, April 11 2014 at 6:03 PM, Updated: Fri, April 11 2014 at 8:06 PM

  • Jackson County Mental Health Crisis Line: 541-774-8201. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Walk-in crisis services available at 1005 E. Main Street
  • LIFE TRACK Youth Drop-In: An opportunity for youth to express themselves through art. 106 Grape St. Open art sessions for all kids Saturdays 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Counselors and peer mentors available on site.
  • Project Dove: Medford School District program to reduce violence and bullying in schools. 541-842-1950
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST): ASIST is a two day training designed for counselors, teachers, mental health specialists and other "gatekeepers" who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. The training is offered for free due to a grant from the Providence Community Foundation to the LIFE TRACK Program, in collaboration with Jackson County Mental Health. To sign up, please contact Denise Stanford at 541-774-8224.
  • Jackson County Suicide Prevention Coalition: A community coalition of students, mental health professionals, concerned parents, nurses and caring volunteers dedicated to reducing suicide in Jackson County. Meets the second Tuesday of every month. For more information visit http://suicidepreventionjacksoncounty.com/
  • WinterSpring: A non-profit agency offering bereavement support groups for people experiencing loss. Offers peer-to-peer support groups. 541-552-0620

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