suicide prevention center


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suicide prevention center

a crisis-intervention facility dealing primarily with people preoccupied with suicidal thoughts. Such facilities are usually operated by professional social workers with special training in counseling possible suicide victims in person or by telephone.

suicide prevention center

A health care facility for preventing suicide by counseling and crisis intervention.
See also: center
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You can also contact a mental health hotline or suicide prevention center.
In a statewide call for proposals, the Suicide Prevention Center of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been awarded two major grants, which will provide approximately $6 million over the next four years to coordinate and expand suicide prevention services in California.
In conjunction with World Suicide Prevention Day, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services announced that the organization's Suicide Prevention Center will provide suicide prevention crisis hotline services and support services to the Orange County community.