Suicide Information and Prevention

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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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Suicide Prevention Training

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Suicide Prevention Resources

Local: Prevent Suicide Door County – Nathan Wilson Coalition

State: Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services – Suicide Prevention Services

National: National Center for Suicide Awareness

  • Sturgeon Bay Blessing Boxes – there are little blessing boxes around Sturgeon Bay that have non-perishable food items and personal care items available for free. Just walk up and take what you need. Here is a map of blessing box locations. Sturgeon Bay Blessing Boxes
  • Affordable Preventative Vet Pop Up Clinic – For dogs and cats — Microchipping, vaccinations, testing & deworming, heartworm prevention, flea & tick medications are available at Tractor Supply in Sturgeon Bay through PetVet at very reasonable pricing. see full details on the PetVet website.

Join the partnership

The Partnership is open to any Door County Community member. You are especially encouraged to attend our quarterly Partnership meetings to hear what the Partnership has been working on.