Suicide does not discriminate and can affect anyone at any age. Tonight’s final segment of a week-long collaboration between Vermont Care Partners andd WCAX to get important information to Vermonters during suicide awareness month focused on “How to make sure children don’t suffer in silence.”
WCAX’s Cat Viglienzoni spoke with John Holzscheiter, whose family has been personally affected by this issue, and Lance Metayer with Northwestern Counseling and Support Services.
- Monday’s first WCAX interview featured Dillon Burns of Vermont Care Partners.
- Tuesday’s second segment features Katie Aiken of United Counseling Services and Karen Kurrle of Washington County Mental Health Services.
- Wednesday’s third segment features Sarah Binshadler of Counseling Services of Addison County discussing “breaking the stigma surrounding self-harm and suicide.”
- The fourth installment (Thurs., 9/24) features Michael Hartman from Lamoille County Mental Health Services discussing “breaking the stigma surrounding self-harm and suicide.”
Visit Vermont Care Partners at https://vermontcarepartners.org for more information and resources.
There is more important information provided in Vermont Care Partners’ four-part series of articles, linked below:
Part One: “Suicide: Signs and Symptoms”
Part Two: “How to Talk About Suicide”
Part Three: “Suicide Does Not Discriminate”
Part Four: “The Opposite of Suicide is Connection”