Suicide Prevention: Information and Resources

Our professional staff and clinicians have developed a suicide prevention guide with general information about suicide prevention. Our goal is to provide information for individuals and their families, parents and caregivers, community members, educators, and medical providers who live and/or work in Chittenden County, Vermont. This publication offers insight and resources and helps answer some of the questions we all have about suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention Resource and Information Guide

This guide is not intended as an alternative to medical care. Please consult your physician for appropriate medical care.

To request copies of the Howard Center publication Suicide Prevention Across the Lifespan, please call 802-488-6000 or download a copy by clicking the image to the left.

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Suicide Prevention Across the Lifespan

Suicide Prevention Flyer

Howard Center created a flyer containing information about suicide prevention, warning signs, and when to take action. View or print the flyer for display in your school, workplace, gym, or other locations (as permitted).

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Additional Resources

We also understand that an untimely or unexpected death can have significant impact on individuals, families and communities. You are not alone. We are here to offer support, resources and assistance. Our First Call for Chittenden County line is a 24/7 resource available to all individuals and families 802-488-7777.

Here are other resources that may be helpful:

Dougy Center

Survivors of Suicide Loss

Suicide Loss 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Find a Support Group 

Resource Publications:

A Handbook for Survivors of Suicide

After a Loved One Dies – How Children Grieve

After a Suicide – Toolkit for Schools 2018

Helping Children and Teens Cope with Death

Tips for Families and Teens after Tragedy

Vermont Suicide Prevention Center – Survivors of Suicide Resources

Howard Center Suicide Prevention Across the Lifespan

To request copies of the Howard Center publication “Suicide Prevention Across the Lifespan,” please call 802-488-6000 or download at the link above.