Samaritans’ version of Suicide Prevention 101 is tailored to the general adult population. It serves as a great starting point for any person to get a feel for Samaritans as an organization, the services the organization provides, and for the prevention work we offer the public. Learn how to support someone you think may be struggling.
It's no secret that social media plays a role in suicide prevention, both in how people are receiving support and in how they are sharing resources related to mental health and resiliency. In this one-hour session, join Samaritans to review responsible posting, discuss the role of social media in suicide prevention, and learn more about online tools that inspire hope and connection, especially COVID-19.
Explore the connection between postpartum depression (PPD) and suicide, two often-stigmatized topics that Samaritans aims to shed important light on during this one-hour session. Learn about how to best support new parents with specialized language, and review some of the complexities of PPD that require special attention and thought.