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PREVENT

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.

CURRENT
EVENTS

SPAN supports the #BeThe1To campaign to inform and engage our community so everyone can help prevent suicide. To download our SPAN templates like the one at right, click here.

 

Learn about the #BeThe1To campaign and what you can do to help here.

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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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CONNECT WITH YOUR LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH CENTER 

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ARLINGTON

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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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