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About the Suicide Prevention Program

The Suicide Prevention Program has the mission of reducing and preventing suicides in the County of Santa Clara by bringing community awareness to the issue and engaging in community prevention efforts.

Prevention services


Call 988

Crisis and Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7:

Call 988 (for local area codes)

All others call 800-704-0900 and press 1



Outreach materials

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Policy, data and evaluation

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Public awareness

Recommendations for reporting on suicide

Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide were developed by leading experts in suicide prevention and in collaboration with several international suicide prevention and public health organizations, schools of journalism, media organizations and key journalists as well as Internet safety experts. The recommendations are based on more than 50 international studies on suicide contagion.

Suicide prevention story - video (Vietnamese)

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