This guide will help families who have a loved one who is suicidal or has made a suicide attempt. It will provide information on understanding suicide, warning signs and action steps to take, and how to prevent future attempts and keep your loved one safe.
The Family Acceptance Project (FAP) at San Francisco State University has released a series of 8 new Asian language posters to share critical information from FAP’s peer-reviewed studies and family support work to help prevent suicide and other serious health risks and to promote well-being for Asian American and Pacific Islander LGBTQ+ children and youth. This includes new language versions of FAP’s Poster Guidance and Healthy Futures posters on the impact of family accepting and rejecting behaviors on risk and well-being for LGBTQ+ young people in Chinese (traditional and simplified), Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Punjabi, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
This tool was designed to elevate Indigenous knowledge, findings and practical, proven resources that represent strengths- and culture-based approaches proven effective in Native communities to prevent and reduce suicide.
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission proposes to designate 988 as a simple, easy-to-remember, 3-digit dialing code for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) will hold a webinar entitled, “Suicide in California – Data Trends in 2020, COVID Impact, and Prevention Strategies.” Attached is the webinar slide deck. The webinar will cover data and more detailed information at how self-harm is experienced differently by age, race/ethnicity, and/or sex, as well as current CDPH violence prevention programs.