The Philadelphia Suicide Prevention Task Force (P-SPTF)’s mission is to work toward zero suicides in Philadelphia. This mission will be achieved through a collaboration of all stakeholders and by engaging in a coordinated and integrated approach across the city.
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Suicide By the Numbers: This PDF offers a stark reminder of how prevalent a problem suicide is here in Philadelphia.
STAR Center Postvention Guide: The Services for Teens At Risk (STAR-Center) is a program that combines clinical and outreach services designed to combat the problem of adolescent suicide. Numerous school districts across the country have used the Postvention Guide and services in dealing with the tragedy of teen suicide.
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day: Survivor Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. In 2017, there were over 350 Survivor Day events in 18 countries.
zerosuicide.org: For mental health professionals, health care providers, or organizations looking for resources in suicide prevention.