Whether you are looking to learn more to help prevent suicide or have lost a loved one to suicide, Suicide Education and Support Services (SESS) is here to support you.

You are not alone. Hope is possible.

SESS Trainings

Community outreach reduces the stigma that keeps people from getting help when they are thinking about suicide. Our SESS team presents to businesses, schools, community agencies, and other organizations.

SAFE:Teen©

SAFE:Teen©

This powerful presentation is designed to provide resources, help, and hope to middle/high school aged students. They will learn warning signs and walk away feeling empowered to reach out for support. Offered at no cost to our community.

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Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training

Join a growing number of people in a research-supported approach to preventing suicide. This 60-90 minute certification training teaches participants to recognize warning signs, and respond when a person is experiencing a mental health crisis or suicidal thoughts. Offered at no cost to our community. (1.5 CEUs)

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Customized Trainings

Customized Trainings

Looking for something slightly more tailored?

From 15-minutes to two-days, SESS can create a training to meet your needs.

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Postvention (After a Loss) Support

You are not alone in your grief. Suicide affects millions each year. SESS helps families, friends, and colleagues navigate loss from death by suicide with peer-led support groups, professional consultations, non-therapy-based Healing Conversations.

Heart-to-Hear

Heart-to-Hear

  • Closed, 8-week peer-led suicide loss survivor group
  • Dates: Spring and Fall, annually
  • Time: Evening hours; typically 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
  • Typically has 4-8 loss survivors in attendance

Facilitators walk survivors through the various challenges of suicide loss such as: how to tell your story, dealing with stages of grief, dealing with the emotions and questions that come up, and learning new coping and resilience skills for dealing with grief and loss.

For more information, please call 970.313.1089 or email NRBH_SESS@NorthRange.org.

Heartbeat

Heartbeat

  • Open and closed drop-in support groups for suicide loss survivors
  • Groups can meet virtually or in-person. For more information, call 970.313.1089 or email NRBH_SESS@NorthRange.org

Designed for individuals 14-years-old and older. We can help connect youth under 14 years with the Community Grief Center.

It’s normal to feel nervous about joining a group for the first time. If you feel nervous or if you have questions, please call 970.313.1089 ahead of time. We will meet you beforehand to answer any questions.

Postvention Support Groups

Teen Heartbeat

Heartbeat Schedule

Professional Consultations

Professional Consultations

SESS provides specialized support for anyone after a suicide loss. Examples can include:

  • Daily or weekly grief support
  • Helping families find a funeral home
  • Funeral or viewing support
  • Identifying supports outside of Weld
  • Family debriefing
  • Connecting survivors to services and support as things occur after the loss i.e.: financial help, legal help, long-term therapy, and finding clean-up agencies.

For more information, please call 970.313.1089 or email NRBH_SESS@NorthRange.org.

Healing Conversations

Healing Conversations

Healing Conversations gives survivors the opportunity to speak with a peer about their loss.

For more information, please call 970.313.1089 or email NRBH_SESS@NorthRange.org.


Imagine Zero of Weld County

North Range is the proud backbone agency of Weld County’s community suicide prevention coalition, coordinated by SESS.

To learn more about our collaborative suicide prevention efforts in Weld County, or to get involved, visit ImagineZeroSuicide.org

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Suicide Prevention Social Media Toolkit

30 Posts for 30 Days

This toolkit can assist you in raising awareness for September as Suicide Awareness Month. The goal is to help you make scheduling and sharing posts as easy as possible.

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Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness for Men

ManTherapy.org

In Weld County, men of working age are the most vulnerable to suicide and account for nearly 50 percent of our suicides annually. ManTherapy.org offers tools and resources that help men tackle stress and other common mental health issues. The 20-Point Head Inspection helps men evaluate their mental health and offers coaching tips to help strengthen and maintain it.

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