Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Network of Delaware County

Suicide-Prevention-LOGO-1smMission: To create a community of hopefulness, safety and shared responsibility to prevent suicide by increasing awareness, promoting resiliency and connecting to resources and support.

The Suicide Prevention Network of Delaware County is a not for profit group established in 2014 to address the high rates of suicide in Delaware County. The network consists of community partners and individuals from human services, mental health, substance abuse agencies, law enforcement, area hospitals, schools and other community based organizations.

Age-adjusted suicide death rate per 100,000, 2011-2013

Suicide is a serious public health problem but it is often preventable. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States for all ages. (CDC)

Network meetings are open to the public and are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month, 10:00AM-11:30AM at the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council (ADAC), 116 Main Street, Delhi, NY. Please call to confirm date/time. 607 832-5200

Click here to read the Suicide Prevention Network of Delaware County brochure