The Suicide Prevention Program oversees organized County activities to prevent suicide as a consequence of mental illness. Programs include public and targeted information campaigns, suicide prevention hotlines, training, and education. The program also leads the Suicide Prevention Council meetings, hosts annual forums, and works close with community partners to better inform equitable suicide prevention efforts.
New Coordinator Kicks Off Suicide Prevention Month
September is Suicide Prevention Month and the County of San Luis Obispo’s Behavioral Health Department welcomes Alysia Hendry as its new Suicide Prevention Coordinator. The new position has been funded as part of the County’s Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) work plan and will provide outreach and education throughout the county to address the...
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