Facilitator Resources

Here is a collection of resources to assist suicide loss support group facilitators to run suicide survivor support groups. These guides provide instruction and plans to help start and run suicide support groups.  They discuss many aspects required to make the groups successful and to allow the groups to run smoothly. 



SURVIVOR OF SUICIDE LOSS FACILITATOR TRAINING


CONFERENCE CALL FOR FACILITATORS

AFSP hosts monthly conference calls for support group facilitators. These drop-in conference calls are open forums where facilitators can ask questions and learn from one another. Whether you are a new facilitator or have been running a group for years, the conference calls can help you be a more effective and creative facilitator. All facilitators are welcome.

SUICIDE ATTEMPT SURVIVOR GROUP FACILITATORS


NEW JERSEY SPECIFIC SUICIDE INFORMATION 




Here is a collection of information and reports specifically about suicide  and suicide prevention efforts across New Jersey.  




Psychiatric Emergency and Psychiatric Screening Services

The Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services program (PESS) provides crisis intervention services for residents, including screening for voluntary and involuntary hospitalization, mobile outreach, linkage to appropriate community resources, information and referrals. Counseling, emergency psychiatric evaluations and consultation services also are available.