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Region 6


Counties of:  DeSoto, Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota
 

Region Director:

Betsey Westuba
Cell: 813-951-1271
ewestuba@yahoo.com
Suncoast Kid's Place
www.suncoastkidsplace.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)

Source:  Florida Vital Statistics Annual Reports
 
Table D-12
SUICIDE Homicides HIV
DESOTO
2012 7 1
2011 5 1 3
2010 6 1 2
2009 7 2 6
2008 5 2 1
2007 7 2 2
2006 5 1 2
2005 5 2 1
2004 5 2 3
2003 3 4 6
2002 2 0 2
2001 4 3 1
HILLSBOROUGH
2012 162 72
2011 161 70 64
2010 145 69 63
2009 180 72 67
2008 163 80 81
2007 157 76 90
2006 171 63 106
2005 128 48 103
2004 129 60 105
2003 124 65 100
2002 123 68 147
2001 148 63 108
MANATEE
2012 49 33
2011 51 13 9
2010 58 18 12
2009 66 13 21
2008 60 17 12
2007 47 23 16
2006 48 16 14
2005 31 17 23
2004 43 18 19
2003 36 16 20
2002 41 16 16
2001 52 12 7
SARASOTA
2012 80 16
2011 75 19 8
2010 79 10 10
2009 70 13 41
2008 57 18 16
2007 70 23 12
2006 55 13 11
2005 53 11 11
2004 65 8 13
2003 65 14 9
2002 64 7 15
2001 55 8 8


Organizations, Programs & Events  in Region 6:
 

March 2, 2013–A Walk for Hope and Help

This event will take place March 2, 2013 from 10am to 1pm. Check in time is 9am. The event is located at Fort De Soto Park-East Beach, 3500 Pinellas Bayway South, Tierra Verde, Florida 33715.

This event is a fundraiser to help make a change in the Tampa Bay area…to unite communities in our fight to address suicide, substance abuse, violence, and bullying.

Giving hope, help, and healing to loved ones left behind….

Please Join Us! Together WE can make a difference!

Participation Info:
$30 per person (includes parking & lunch from Carrabba’s)
To help us best reach our goal, a personal goal of $200 per participant is suggested.

To register, please click here.

*Chances to win prizes and a diamond from Gold & Diamond Source.

*Custom individual or team t-shirts available for $13.00 each. Call (321) 972-8879 or e-mail nancys@bigfrog.com and mention “Walk for Hope and Help

Questions? Contact dawn@handsacrossthebay.com

Click on link -
A Walk for Hope and Help–March 2, 2013 - Julie Weintraub's Hands Across The Bay | Julie Weintraub's Hands Across The Bay


Crisis Centers:

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, Inc.
One Crisis Center Plaza
Tampa, FL 33613-1238
Administrative Contact:
t)813.964.1964 (Administrative)
fax)813.964.1564
www.crisiscenter.com
2-1-1 or
Toll free: 813-234-1234

Hours:
24 hours a day
7 days a week
365 days a year
 
AAS Certified YES
AAS Member YES
Hopeline Member YES
Manatee Glens Hospital and Addiction Center
391 6th Ave
Bradenton, FL 34205
Administrative Contact:
t)941.782.4617
f)941.782.4150
www.manateeglens.com
 
Hours:
 
AAS Certified NO
AAS Member NO
Hopeline Member NO
St. Joseph's Behavioral Health Care Center
BayCare Behavioral Health

4918 North Habana Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614
Administrative Contact:
727.561.2425
727.561.2455 (fax)
www.baycare/behavioralhealth.org
Emergency Services Contact:
813.870.4300
 


Survivors of Suicide: Support Groups

TAMPA

Suicide Loss Group
The Life Center
6811 North Central Avenue
Tampa, FL  33604

Contact:  Sheryle R. Baker M.A., Executive Director
thelifecenter@mindspring.com
www.lifecenteroftampa.org

Meeting Place:
The Life Center
6811 North Central Avenue
Tampa, FL  33604

Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st Wednesday each month 7:15 - 9PM &
3rd Sunday each month 4-6PM

Facilitated by:  Professional & Peer
Charge: 
No
Newsletter:
  None
Counties Served
:  Tampa Bay Area

LUTZ

Healing After Loss of Suicide (HALOS)

Group Life Center of Suncoast Kids Place
Campus of Van Dyke Church
17030 Lakeshore Rd.
Lutz, 33558

First and third Wed. of the month, HALOS Adult Group from 7:00 to 8:30 pm

No fee and it is a peer lead group.

Please call 813-990-0216 for any questions

Facilitated by Betsey Westuba

Free childcare available with advance reservation.


Tampa Bay Tribune:  www.tampatrib.com