Suicide Prevention

The Signs of Suicide (SOS) Program in Eaton county middle and high schools address teen depression and suicidal thoughts. In 2013-2014, 975 Eaton County Middle School youths participated in the program in their schools. Eight high school teams consisting of a High School Health Teacher, Administrator, School Social Worker or Counselor attended training on the SOS High School Curriculum and made plans for implementation in 2014-2015. In addition, over 3,000 Eaton County Mental Health Directories were printed and distributed to schools, physician practices, businesses, and human service agencies to assist in referrals for mental health services.

Helpful Resources

External LinkMichigan Association for Suicide Prevention

External LinkMichigan Suicide Hotlines Directory

External LinkNational Alliance on Mental Illness

External LinkNational Suicide Prevention Lifeline