Who We Are

Welcome to the Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition web site. Suicide is very real public health problem in Nebraska. This site is a collaborative venture intended as a gateway to information about suicide prevention in Nebraska. If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

Project Relate has additional Nebraska suicide prevention and mental health resources.

Don’t Be Sidelined is a mental health public awareness campaign created in September 2012 through the collaboration and support of various non-profit and health and human service organizations across the state of Nebraska; Don’t Be Sidelined is led by The Kim Foundation in partnership with Husker Sports Marketing.

Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition Meetings
The Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition regularly meets each month. The meetings are available via Telehealth video-conference network in some locations. For more information, visit the Coalition page.

Training and Events

National LOSS Conference, Fort Worth Texas, September 28 & 29, 2016 -Registration is now open!
Mental Health America of Greater Tarrant County in partnership with the National LOSS Team Committee will host the National LOSS Team Conference on September 28-29, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas at the Hilton Fort Worth Hotel (815 Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102). Call 817-870-2100 to reserve your room.
For more information, visit the conference website.

Click here to register.

News and Updates

September 2017 Nebraska Suicide Prevention Month
Suicide Prevention representatives attended the Nebraska Proclamation where Lt. Governor Mike Foley proclaimed September Suicide Prevention Month. Click the links to see photos of the event.
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Lincoln, Nebraska posts Suicide Prevention Signs in Parking Garages
About 250 suicide prevention signs will soon be installed in 12 city and five University of Nebraska-Lincoln parking garages. Read the full article from the Lincoln Journal Star.

2016 LOSS Conference to be Held in September
National LOSS Conference, Fort Worth Texas, September 28 & 29, 2016 Registration is now open! For more information, visit the conference website.

Teen Suicides Doubled in Nebraska in the Last Year
Read the recent article in the Lincoln Journal-Star about suicide issues in Nebraska.


News Archives

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Bryan LGH Medical Center University of Nebraska Public Policy Center The Kim Foundation
This website was developed [in part] under a grant number 1U79SM059176-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.