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In an immediate, life-threatening situation, call 911.

Emergency help is available through Alexandria City, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Loudoun County and Prince William County
Community Services Boards.

If you or someone you care about may be at risk of suicide, don't hesitate to reach out for help right away.  
These resources are available 24/7:
Text "CONNECT" to 855-11 to contact PRS CrisisLink.
Call PRS CrisisLink at 703-527-4077
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Veteran's Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

Arlington and Fairfax Announce Applications Available for Youth-Led Suicide Prevention Projects. Click here for more information

SPAN - the Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia - is a regional coalition of the Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax-Falls Church, Loudoun, and
Prince William Community Services Boards (CSBs) and other groups in Northern Virginia, all working together to raise awareness and share resources to prevent suicide.

Join the SPAN Listserv to receive periodic announcements about upcoming suicide prevention events and meetings, and information about suicide prevention initiatives in Northern Virginia.

Youth Making a difference

In Arlington County

Arlington announces SPAN funded mini grants for youth-led projects to reduce stigma and increase help seeking behavior among peers. Proposals due November 15. For more information click here.

In Fairfax County

The RFP is now available for the Fairfax County's SPAN -funded mini-grants for youth-led anti-stigma initiatives. These mini-grants will fund youth-planned, youth-led projects within Fairfax County, Fairfax City, and Falls Church City, to be completed by June 11, 2020. A total of $6,000 is available, for requests not to exceed $1,000 each. Applications are due September 27. Additional info here.

Successful Youth Mini-Grant Projects in Past Years

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