The Chesterfield Suicide Awareness and Prevention Coalition brings together organizations in Central Virginia who are working to educate residents about:
By educating people of all ages, we are widening the safety net in our community so we can:
If you have questions or would like more information Contact the Chesterfield Suicide Awareness and Prevention Coalition by calling 804-378-0035.
The coalition has created a resource booklet (PDF) for those who want to learn more about ways to prevent suicide and warning signs.
The booklet can be obtained by:
“Raise Your Voice about Suicide Prevention,” was produced by the coalition to teach residents how to recognize the warning signs of suicide and the steps to take to help the person in crisis.
The program is provided free to religious, civic and other groups in Chesterfield County. To schedule a presentation for your organization, call Jill Weiseman at 804-378-0035.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency contact Chesterfield Crisis Intervention at 804-748-6356.
The coalition and the Department of Communications and Media have created public service announcements to help raise awareness and help prevent suicide: