Everyone is affected by suicide, not just the victim. Suicide impacts family and friends long after the loss of a loved one. On average, one person commits suicide every 16.2 minutes. Two-thirds of the people who commit suicide suffer from depression. The mental health of yourself or a loved one can never be taken too seriously, and there is no shame in asking for help.
Learning about suicide prevention during the month of September is a great way to educate yourself and others. The National Alliance on Mental Illness has many resources to help you learn how to help others. You can also visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for other way to be there. To be connected with specific resources in your area that you or your loved ones need, please don’t hesistate to call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898211.

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About the Vermont 2-1-1 database:

The Vermont 2-1-1 database contains detailed descriptions of programs and services available to Vermonters that are provided by local community groups, social service and health-related agencies, government organizations, and others. We are constantly adding new resources to our database, but at last count it contains 1010 agencies that provide 10031 services across 2941 programs. Resource Specialists gather information by regularly attending community meetings throughout the state and contacting agencies directly to complete a formal update process at least annually.

Database Tutorial:

Our database recently got an exciting makeover! If you would like some assistance navigating the new interface, please refer to our Database Tutorial.

 

Services fall under the following general categories:

  • Basic Needs

  • Consumer Services

  • Criminal Justice and Legal Services

  • Education

  • Environment/Public Health/Public Safety

  • Health Care

  • Income Support and Employment

  • Individual and Family Life

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

  • Organizational/Community Services

Types of agencies in the database include:

  • Federal, state and local entities

  • Community Action Agencies

  • Non-Profit organizations

  • Churches, service organizations and civic groups that provide services to the public

  • Out-of-state entities that offer services to Vermonters

  • And more

Looking to have your agency, organization, or program included?

Vermont 2-1-1 welcomes new agencies, programs and services. If you are interested in joining our database, apply for inclusion by clicking here.

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