Unfortunately, Door County has an above-average (per capita) suicide rate impacting all age groups. Many in our community have recognized the seriousness of this situation in our County and have been working on outreach and community education efforts to reduce the alarming rate by which suicide is robbing our families of their loved ones. Having conversations with your children about suicide is a way to promote prevention at home. 


How to talk to your children about a suicide attempt in your family

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13-reasonsNetflix Series “13 Reasons Why”
Resources, suggestions and considerations for teens and families

Series Talking Points      More at JED Foundation


Suicide Prevention Training

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Suicide Prevention Resources

Local:  Prevent Suicide Door County – Nathan Wilson Coalition  GO

State: Wisconsin Department of Health Services – Suicide Prevention Services  GO

National: Center for Suicide Awareness  GO