Helping those in conflict and crisis

Suicide Prevention Training and Awareness

Crisis Worker Volunteer

Gryphon Place provides an integrated approach in order to reduce the incidence of suicide and suicidal behaviors. Our Comprehensive Services are modeled after the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, and range from broad community and school education to customized training and targeted interventions. We support help-seeking behaviors in all settings including the family, schools and the general community.

Our Prevention Program:

  • Supports public information campaigns that reduce the stigma of suicide;
  • Promotes awareness of risk factors and warning signs of suicide (Risk Factors and Warning Signs);
  • Provides extensive training in Gatekeeper Skills of "identifying, asking, and referring;
  • Encourages the treatment of mental and substance abuse disorders.