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Lane County Suicide Prevention

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Information about suicide prevention & the Lane County Suicide Prevention Program. By Sandy Moses, June 2012.

Information about suicide prevention & the Lane County Suicide Prevention Program. By Sandy Moses, June 2012.


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  • Lane County’ rate during this same period was 16.7, slightly higher but statistically the same as the state average. Violent Deaths in Oregon: 2010—Suicide deaths and rates continue to increase except among youth aged 10-24Each year there are more than 550 Oregonians who died by suicide and more than 1800 hospitalizations due to suicide attempts.
  • Suicide rates overall increase with age, but that is driven particularly by male rates of suicide. The very highest suicide rates in Oregon are among males 85 years old and older. Rates for females increase with age through age 54. The highest rates of female suicide are among females aged 45-54; female suicide rates decrease beginning at age 55 and continue to decrease with age Our focus is on youth ages 10-24 because both state funding and federal grant funding (Garrett Lee Smith grant funding from SAMHSA or the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) are for youth suicide prevention. Injury is the leading cause of death among youth 10-24MVT injury death is 1st, suicide is 2ndThe majority of suicides (73%) occurred among adults aged 25-64 (2010 data report)
  • This slide gives an overview of suicide rates in Oregon in 2009. Suicide rates overall increase with age, but that is driven particularly by male rates of suicide. The very highest suicide rates in Oregon are among males 85 years old and older. Rates for females increase with age through age 54. The highest rates of female suicide are among females aged 45-54; female suicide rates decrease beginning at age 55 and continue to decrease with age Our focus is on youth ages 10-24 because both state funding and federal grant funding (Garrett Lee Smith grant funding from SAMHSA or the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) are for youth suicide prevention. Injury is the leading cause of death among youth 10-24MVT injury death is 1st, suicide is 2ndThe majority of suicides (73%) occurred among adults aged 25-64 (2010 data report)
  • Of all those who die by suicide, more than 2/3 suffer from depression or manic-depressive illness (bipolar disorder)
  • Facts & MythsWarning Signs & Risk FactorsTips for asking, persuading and referringResources
  • 2-hour in-service for middle school and high school staff
  • 2-day interactive workshop that trains professionals and other community providers in suicide “first aid.”Trained to recognize and assess for potential risk of suicide Intervention skills
  • Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Includes: potential warning signs and risk factors for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance use , and self-injuryA 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional careResources available to help someone with a mental health problem.
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    • 1. Suicide Prevention Sandy Moses, MS, CPS Lane County Prevention Program
    • 2. Suicide Statistics & Rates Oregon’s suicide rate is 35% higher than the national average. The rate of suicide among Oregonians has been increasing since 2000.
    • 3. Suicide Statistics & Rates Suicide is the leading cause of injury death Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among Oregonians ages 15-34 Suicide is the 9th leading cause of death among all Oregonians.Shen X, Millet L. 2010. Suicides in Oregon: Trends and risk factors.Oregon Department of Human Services
    • 4. Suicide Statistics & Rates Men more likely to die by suicide than women. Firearms most frequently used method for men (62%); Poisoning for women (30%) Approximately 27 percent of suicides occurred among veterans.
    • 5. Suicide Rates by Sex & Age Group – OregonOregon Violent Death Reporting System
    • 6. Lane County
    • 7. Suicide Statistics & Rates Most reported factors: mental/behavioral health problems, relationship conflicts, physical health problems among elderly Over 70% of suicide victims had a diagnosed mental disorder, alcohol and /or substance use problems, or depressed mood at time of death.
    • 8. Message of HopeSuicide is Preventable
    • 9. Trainings QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) for Suicide Prevention
    • 10. Trainings School In-Services
    • 11. Trainings Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
    • 12. Trainings Mental Health First Aid
    • 13. For more information… Sandy MosesSandy.Moses@co.lane.or.us 541-682-3650 www.preventionlane.org