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Region 2

Counties of:  Bay - Calhoun - Franklin - Gadsden - Gulf -
 Holmes - Jackson - Jefferson - Leon - Liberty -
 Madison -Taylor - Wakulla - Washington.


Region Director:

Pam Mezzina, LCSW
Bereavement Services of Big Bend Hospice, Manager
Trauma, Grief, and Loss Coalition for Youth (TGLC) Coordinator
1723 Mahan Center Blvd.
Tallahassee Fl 32308
850-671-6078
pam@bigbendhospice.org

http://www.bigbendhospice.org

If you or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please reach out for hope by calling:
1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
24 hours a day; 7 days a week
(see "Learn the SIGNS"  button above for more information)


Upcoming Events:
 

Suicide Prevention and Loss Workgroup 12-1 pm
July 21: Disc Village Inc. 3333 Pensacola St. Bldg 300
            Tallahassee,  FL 32304
            Contact: Pam Mezzina, 850-671-6078

 Suicide Prevention and Loss Workgroup 12-1pm
October 20: Disc Village Inc. 3333 Pensacola St. Bldg 300
            Tallahassee,  FL 32304
            Contact: Pam Mezzina, 850-671-6078

Suicide Loss Support Group 6-7:30 pm (See dates below)
Location: Big Bend Hospice, Jean McCully Family House
 Great Room 1723 Mahan Center Blvd. Tallahassee 32308.
Call Pam to register at 850-671-6078

·        May 17, 2016
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June 21, 2016
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July 19, 2016
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August 16, 2016
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September 20, 2016
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October 18, 2016
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December 20, 2016

 NAMI Tallahassee. Bluebird Run for Brookie B: 5K Run/walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention and postvention.
September 5, 2016: Labor Day Weekend
http://www.bluebirdrun.com

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
 November 19 from 10-12 Noon.
AFSP Video and Potluck @ Big Bend Hospice.
 Contact Pam at 850-671-6078 or pam@bigbendhospice.org to register.

Save the Date
Lighting the Darkness: An Evening to Remember Lives Lost to Suicide
April 4, 2017. Location: TBA

 

Source:  Florida Vital Statistics Annual Reports
 
Table D-12
SUICIDES Homicide HIV
BAY      
2014 43 16
2013 35 11
2012 37 12
2011 33 15 5
2010 30 15 4
2009 40 5 7
2008 27 13 7
2007 27 8 6
2006 21 6 12
2005 33 7 8
2004 29 10 5
2003 27 8 9
2002 27 8 8
2001 18 10 11
CALHOUN
2014 1 0
2013 0 1
2012 3 0
2011 4 1 0
2010 2 0 1
2009 7 0 0
2008 0 0 0
2007 3 1 0
2006 2 0 1
2005 1 2 0
2004 2 0 0
2003 3 2 0
2002 1 1 0
2001 2 1 0
FRANKLIN
2014 0 1
2013 1 0
2012 2 1
2011 0 0 0
2010 1 1 0
2009 2 0 1
2008 1 0 0
2007 3 1 1
2006 2 0 0
2005 2 0 0
2004 1 1 0
2003 1 0 0
2002 3 0 0
2001 1 2 1
GADSDEN
2014 7 1
2013 8 5
2012 7 6
2011 6 3 7
2010 4 3 2
2009 6 5 2
2008 5 2 7
2007 6 4 6
2006 4 2 4
2005 5 6 3
2004 6 7 8
2003 1 5 6
2002 4 5 7
2001 5 6 6
GULF
2014 4 1
2013 3 0
2012 2 1
2011 3 2 0
2010 3 0 0
2009 2 0 0
2008 2 0 0
2007 5 0 0
2006 4 0 0
2005 4 0 1
2004 0 1 0
2003 3 0 0
2002 2 0 0
2001 2 3 1
HOLMES
2014 4 0
2013 3 0
2012 8 1
2011 4 2 0
2010 4 2 0
2009 4 1 1
2008 7 1 1
2007 2 2 0
2006 6 0 1
2005 0 2 1
2004 3 0 1
2003 2 1 1
2002 2 0 0
2001 1 1 2
JACKSON
2014 7 1
2013 5 4
2012 10 1
2011 7 5 2
2010 3 7 0
2009 9 6 3
2008 10 5 0
2007 10 9 3
2006 4 4 3
2005 2 5 6
2004 8 5 5
2003 2 3 3
2002 6 3 2
2001 8 3 1
JEFFERSON
2014 1 0
2013 1 1
2012 2 0
2011 0 0 0
2010 2 0 0
2009 3 0 1
2008 3 0 0
2007 1 0 2
2006 1 0 2
2005 2 0 0
2004 0 1 2
2003 1 0 1
2002 1 0 1
2001 4 3 0
LEON
2014 29 17
2013 36 20
2012 45 19
2011 29 17 15
2010 41 13 14
2009 28 11 10
2008 28 14 14
2007 20 8 16
2006 24 5 14
2005 20 10 16
2004 25 13 8
2003 26 6 19
2002 20 10 11
2001 21 6 19
LIBERTY
2014 1 1
2013 0 0
2012 1 0
2011 0 0 0
2010 1 0 1
2009 1 0 0
2008 1 0 0
2007 1 0 0
2006 1 0 0
2005 1 0 0
2004 1 0 0
2003 0 0 0
2002 0 1 0
2001 0 0 0
MADISON
2014 2 1
2013 4 0
2012 3 0
2011 0 1 3
2010 1 1 1
2009 3 3 3
2008 5 3 2
2007 5 1 2
2006 4 2 1
2005 3 3 0
2004 1 0 3
2003 1 2 2
2002 2 0 0
2001 4 2 4
TAYLOR
2014 4 0
2013 7 2
2012 3 1
2011 2 3 2
2010 4 3 2
2009 5 1 1
2008 4 2 0
2007 2 1 0
2006 2 2 1
2005 4 1 1
2004 2 2 1
2003 2 1 1
2002 4 1 2
2001 5 3 1
WAKULLA
2014 6 2
2013 5 0
2012 7 1
2011 8 2 2
2010 5 0 0
2009 7 1 1
2008 2 0 0
2007 2 4 1
2006 3 0 1
2005 7 1 1
2004 3 2 3
2003 6 2 5
2002 1 1 0
2001 4 2 0
WASHINGTON
2014 4 4
2013 1 3
2012 6 0
2011 9 2 0
2010 3 3 2
2009 6 2 0
2008 9 1 1
2007 3 1 1
2006 3 4 1
2005 1 2 0
2004 4 1 3
2003 0 3 2
2002 3 1 2
2001 2 0 1

CRISIS CENTERS:

2-1-1 Big Bend
P.O. Box 10950
Tallahassee, FL 32302-2950
Administrative Contact:
850-617-6348
850-561-3443 (fax)
president@211bigbend.org
www.211bigbend.org

 
2-1-1 or 617-6333 Local Suicide Hotline
Hours: 24/7
800-352-2437 FL AIDS hotline 
800-451-2229 Family Health
AAS Certified: YES
AAS Member: YES
Hopeline Member: YES
Panama City Crisis Line
Life Management Center

Panama City, FL 32405
Administrative Contact:
850-522-4485 or toll-free at 888-785-8750
  AAS Certified: NO
AAS Member: NO
Hopeline Member: NO
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Tallahassee Inc.

NAMI-Tallahassee, Inc.
P.O. Box 14842
Tallahassee, FL  32317-4842
Phone:  850.841.3386 (voice-mail)
www.nami-tallahassee.org/

Survivors of Suicide: Support Groups

http://www.afsp.org/coping-with-suicide-loss/find-support

Big Bend Hospice’s Suicide Loss Support Group

Continues to meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for people who have experienced loss due to suicide. They’ll be meeting on March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, & July 17.

 www.bigbendhospice.org


Tallahassee Democrat:  www.tallahassee.com