Vermont Department of Mental Health

The Vermont Department of Mental Health is a major funding partner for the Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium. The mission of the Department of Mental Health is to promote and improve the health of Vermonters. The Department of Mental Health resides under the Agency of Human Services and has the same critical mission in mind: to improve the conditions and well-being of Vermonters and protect those who cannot protect themselves.

Mental Health Resources

The Vermont Department of Mental Health wants to highlight these resources for the community. Please take a few minutes to visit these resources, and share in your networks.

The Jed Foundation

https://www.jedfoundation.org

PROTECTING EMOTIONAL HEALTH. PREVENTING SUICIDE.

Transitioning into adulthood can bring big changes and intense challenges. The Jed Foundation (JED) empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults.

Vermont Crisis Text Line- Text “VT” to 741741

http://vtcrisistextline.org/

Your best friend. Your Dad. That lady down the street. That quiet kid in school. That loud kid in school. That dude in accounting. Your cousin in Craftsbury. That hipster in the flannel in Brattleboro. Your Grandmother. Crisis Text Line is for everyone.

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text “VT” to 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

This service is provided through the Vermont Department of Mental Health in partnership with the National Crisis Text Line Service.  Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis. With almost 30 million messages processed to date, we’re growing quickly, but so is the need.

Vermont Help Resources

https://vtspc.org/resource/vt-help-card/

The VT Help Card is now available in four different formats. Besides the post card, we now offer a poster, a wallet card, and a card full of resources for survivors of suicide loss. You may be download any of the resources to print locally. Thank you for making these important resources available.

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