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Family Resources & Support

Talking About Suicide With Every Child

Suicide happens where we least expect it. Do you know how to help? Take three minutes for this important video.

screen shot of suicide prevention video

What Parents Should Know About Social Media


 

The Parent Project - Parenting Classes


More information here:  English       

CRISIS HELP& SUPPORT

 

VIOLENCE & ABUSE

Family Investigative Response Services Team is a collaboration of the Vacaville Police Department law enforcement and clinical staff. FIRST works with sexual abuse, domestic violence and elder-abuse victims.

Hours Mon-Thurs 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Located at 650 Merchant St. 
Phone: (707) 469-6608
eMail: FRC@cityofvacaville.com.

 

OTHER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP

National Domestic Violence Hotline
24 hours per day/7 days per week
Phone: 1-800-799 SAFE (7233)
Website: www.ndvh.org

 

SUICIDE HELP

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24 hours per day/7 days per week

Phone: 1-800-273-8255

http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org
TEXT: 
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information Here’s how it works:

  1. Text START to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.
  2. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

 

Suicide Education

http://www.suicideispreventable.org

 

MENTAL ILLNESS EDUCATION

Stigma and discrimination against mental illness often prevent of delay people from seeking mental health services. The "Each Mind Matters" campaign provides information to children ages 9-13 through the "Walk in Our Shoes" program, teens and young adults through www.ReachOutHere.com, and adults through "A New State of Mind" documentary and community dialogues.

Suicide Is Preventable.ORG