Suicide Prevention Collaborative of El Paso County (The Collaborative)
The vision of the Suicide Prevention Collaborative of El Paso County is to reduce isolation, suicide attempts, and deaths by creating caring communities that are resilient, connected, and capable of supporting every person, regardless of the struggles they face.
Everyone in our community can take action. As a member of the Collaborative, we ask you support efforts to do the following:
Commit to your organization participating in gatekeeper trainings. Our partners including UC Health, Diversus Health, PPSPP and more provide free trainings. For a training request, you can visit Suicide Prevention Trainings or email Nicole Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org
Share the Lethal Means Safety PSA by including it on your organizational website, social media and community presentations. You can find the PSA here: https://vimeo.com/832009671/ee929dcaec
Include in your email signature important information others can use
Sharing Pronouns is Suicide Prevention. Please consider adding pronouns to your email signature and including Why Pronouns Matter
Collaborative website logo and website
Please add the Collaborative logo (embedded is our website) to your email signature.
Share 988 to increase awareness
Please consider putting in your signature line:
988 is a free, confidential service available to those experiencing a mental health, substance use, or emotional crisis. People can reach out for themselves or for someone they are concerned about. When people call or text 988, they will be asked if they or the person they are calling for is a veteran or LGBTQIA+. Calling services are available in multiple languages; text and chat services are currently limited to English only.
Please like and share CHP’s Collaborative facebook posts to increase awareness. You can find the page here: SP Collaborative of EPC | Facebook
Please contribute to the Calendar of Events by submitting to Nicole Johnston events of your organization as well as community events you are aware of. Please email Nicole Johnston at email@example.com by the 15th of every month.