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Category: Suicide Prevention

Hike for Hope Suicide Prevention Awareness Event – September 30

In a world that’s constantly moving, taking a moment to reconnect with nature and support meaningful causes is crucial for our well-being. If you’re looking for an opportunity to do just that, we have exciting news for you! Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 30, from 10 AM to 2 PM, as we invite you…
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Shining Light on Wellness Walk – 9/10

All ages are welcome to participate in the Shining Light on Wellness Walk.  Did you know that there were over 1,200 deaths by suicide in Virginia in 2020? Suicide is a preventable public health epidemic. With your help, we can shine a light on the topic of suicide and overall wellness. Walk Details The walk…
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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Operational

This past Saturday, July 16, marked the first day of nationwide operation for the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. It’s the new easy-to-remember number to reach the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Mental health is just as important as physical health. This new lifeline number removes the barriers to access to supportive care. If you…
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Preparing for 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is going live on July 16, 2022. And there is tremendous need, given: In 2020, the U.S. had one death by suicide every 11 minutes. For Virginians ages 10–34, suicide is the second leading cause of death.  In 2020, 59% of firearm deaths in Virginia were suicides Behind each…
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2022 VA YAS

2022 Young Adult Survey

Do you know any Virginians that are 18-25 years old? If so, have them complete the 2022 Young Adult Survey. This is a periodic statewide survey of young adults to assess the prevention needs of the population. The Eastern Shore Community Services Board, with your help, will be administering the survey for the Eastern Shore.…
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