Mr. Trent Watford shared with us information regarding the Berrien County Suicide Prevention Coalition.  Their organization has three purposes: Community Awareness, Educational Events, and Prevention Efforts.  You can visit their website at https://www.berriencares.org/  This website provides a variety of resources for training, events, and  support and help for anyone struggling with suicide - themselves or friends or family of those affected.  The BCSPC also offers a "Safe Talk" workshop, which is available to schools, first responders, and individuals who work with children and the public.  
 
If you or someone you know is contemplating or has been impacted by suicide, here are some 24 hour helplines:
 

Riverwood Center: 1-800-336-0341  For help with suicidal crisis, emotional distress, substance abuse, family crisis

Lifeline Crisis Chat - provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services 24/7. 

Veteran's Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, Chat is also available, or you can send a text message to 838255

 
Mr. Trent Watford shared with us information regarding the Berrien County Suicide Prevention Coalition.  Their organization has three purposes: Community Awareness, Educational Events, and Prevention Efforts.  You can visit their website at https://www.berriencares.org/  This website provides a variety of resources for training, events, and  support and help for anyone struggling with suicide - themselves or friends or family of those affected.  The BCSPC also offers a "Safe Talk" workshop, which is available to schools, first responders, and individuals who work with children and the public.  
 
If you or someone you know is contemplating or has been impacted by suicide, here are some 24 hour helplines:
 

Riverwood Center: 1-800-336-0341  For help with suicidal crisis, emotional distress, substance abuse, family crisis

Lifeline Crisis Chat - provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services 24/7. 

Veteran's Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, Chat is also available, or you can send a text message to 838255