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Suicide is Preventable
Thursday, September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
This Suicide Prevention Month, learn the risk factors, warning signs, and early prevention actions that can save lives. With the overall suicide rate increasing 31% since 2007, suicide is a major public health issue. Join NAMI Central Texas and Lisa Sullivan of Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative as we learn suicide prevention best practice. Learn how to ask to save a life.
Director | Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative
Lisa is the Director of the Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative, a statewide non profit dedicated to helping Texas communities be suicide safer. She coordinating a variety of tasks for this vital statewide resource. One initiative is the Texas Suicide Prevention Council, a network of over 60 local, regional, and statewide partners and coalitions serve to collectively implement the Texas State Suicide Prevention Plan.
Lisa serves as the Service Member, Veteran and Family (SMVF) Lead for the Council’s work in veteran and military initiatives and works to ensure the Department of Defense Suicide Prevention Plan and the VA Plan for Preventing Veteran Suicide are incorporated into the community programming within the Texas State Suicide Prevention Plan. She is the Texas Suicide Prevention Council liaison for the Texas Governors Challenge and Austin Mayors Challenge Teams.