Vermont Care Partners (VCP) is reaching out to Vermonters during September – Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month – to provide education and information on the depth of suicide prevention and other mental health resources available statewide.

WCAX is featuring Vermont Care Partners’ efforts all this week with interviews of staff and consumers at VCP and member agencies.

The fourth installment (Thurs., 9/24) features Michael Hartman from Lamoille County Mental Health Services discussing “breaking the stigma surrounding self-harm and suicide.”

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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”