May is Mental Health Month and school district group is providing important information.
Monday, May 28, 2012
As Mental Health Month comes to a close, Hillsborough Public Schools group Boro SAFE (Suicide Awareness For Everyone) is reminding the community that suicide is a public health issue and there are many local and national resources for individuals to find information, advice and treatment. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a free 24/7 service that can provide individuals and those around them with support and local resources. To access help, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Boro SAFE advises individuals to seek help if you or someone you know is exhibiting suicide warning signs. Some lesser known signs include: These warning signs and others are associated with suicide but may not be what causes a suicide. If you or someone you …
Community members can learn the role they can play regarding suicide prevention.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Boro SAFE (Suicide Awareness For Everyone) the Hillsborough Township Public Schools’ suicide awareness and prevention committee will hold a forum on June 26 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Hillsborough High School Robert Gulick Auditorium. The forum will provide local business owners, community leaders, clergy, physicians, educators and parents with information on the role each can play in educating and providing awareness regarding suicide prevention to the Hillsborough community. Over the past 15 years, Hillsborough Township has experienced at least 11 confirmed suicides, according to a release from the district. Hillsborough Township Public Schools actively educate students about suicide in an age-appropriate manner, but the issue is broader…