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SUICIDE

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

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SPAN VIRTUAL FORUM

Coping with Grief & Loss

February 22, 2021 @ 6-7:30 PM

with Allyson Drake

Join SPAN in a conversation about the journey through grief. We will talk about healthy ways to process loss and grieve, both the loss of loved ones and the loss of important rituals and events, during the COVID-19 epidemic. You will learn about a variety of resources to help children, adults, and families navigate the grief process.

To register for the SPAN Forum, click here.

 

For other local grief & loss resources, click here.

LAST YEAR, SPAN PROVIDED:

21,509

Youth & adults trained

1,262

Gun locks

1,127

Locking medication boxes

26

Mini-grants for Youth-Led Projects

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About SPAN

SPAN develops regional approaches to suicide prevention. With our partners, we convene, host, coordinate, and inform youth, adults, and professionals to build our community's capacity to prevent suicide. Our mission is to prevent suicide in Northern Virginia.

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Lock & Talk

Lock Meds.

Lock Guns.

Talk Safety.

We empower Virginia communities to help prevent suicide. Lock & Talk is an initiative of the CSBs and the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.

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HOW YOU CAN HELP

Learn more about how you can get trainings, resources, and information to help prevent suicide in your neighborhood, school, church, or workplace.  Be part of SPAN events, and help keep your family, your friends and yourself safe.

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