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Region 9

County of:  Palm Beach

Region Director:

Rene Favreau

710 Valley Forge Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
561-818-3856 c
561-547-1195 h

Palm Beach Treasure Coast 211

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
2013 214 88
2012 205 83
2011 198 80 65
2010 189 95 64
2009 191 103 106
2008 186 96 118
2007 193 108 118
2006 157 98 162
2005 146 76 149
2004 168 83 175
2003 149 62 156
2002 153 42 157
2001 172 52 147

Organizations, Programs & Events in Region 9:

Where To Turn, Online

is the community resource directory for the Palm Beach County region, including the Treasure Coast.   To go to Where To Turn, Online:  http://iandr.org/irispag1.htm 

7th Annual National Survivors of Suicide Day Conference
Sponsored by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-Florida Southeast

November 19, 2005
North Broward Medical Center in Pompano Beach
Carla Fine, survivor of her husband's suicide and author of the book "No Time to Say Goodbye" will be the keynote speaker.

Call:  561-392-7877 for information and to be put on the mailing list.

Crisis Centers:

The Center for Information & Crisis Services
Rene D. Favreau
PO Box 3588
Lantana, FL 33465-3588
561-547-8639 (fax)

Suicide Prevention Advocacy Groups

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- Florida Southeast Chapter
Rhoda Freeman, Area Director
4400 No. Federal Hwy, Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-392-8697 (fax)

Survivors of Suicide Support Groups:


Group Name & Mailing Address:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
4400 No. Federal Hwy, Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Rhoda Freeman, Area Director

Meeting Place:
4400 No. Federal Hwy, Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
2nd & 4th Wednesday each month at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Facilitated by:  Peer
  Yes to AFSP members.
Counties Served:  North Broward and South Palm Beach


Group Name & Mailing Address:
Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Palm Beach County
8500 Jog Road
Boynton Beach, FL  33437

Ronni Cutler, LCSW, CAP (561) 369-3800 x403

Meeting Place:
JFS 8500 Jog Rd., Boynton Beach

Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st & 3rd Wednesday each month at 5 - 6:30PM

Facilitated by:  Professional
Counties Served: 
Palm Beach/Broward

North Palm Beach

Group Name and mailing address:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
4400 No. Federal Hwy, Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Rhoda Freeman, Area Director

Meeting place:
St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church
10970 State Road A1A
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
2nd floor of building behind the Church

Day of meeting and time:
2nd and 4th Thursday of each month @ 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Facilitated by:  Peer
Charge:  No Charge.
Newsletter:  Yes to AFSP members.
Counties Served: Martin and North Palm Beach

June 10, 2005 @ 2:00 P.M.
Suicide Awareness Workshop
Workshop meeting at:
The Center for Information and Crisis Services
For information and directions:  RSVP
Rene D. Favreau @ 561-383-1143 or Fax 561-547-8639

February 28, 2003

The first meeting in Palm Beach County of the FLORIDA SUICIDE PREVENTION COALITION.

There were 14 in attendance from various agencies.  Agencies included Mental Health Association, The Center for Family Services, The Health Care District-School Behavioral Health, Communities in School, Palm Beach County Health Department, South County Mental Health Center, The Center for Information and Crisis Services (211), Compass, Urban League, FISP, and Palm Beach County School Board.  This was the first meeting for Palm Beach County to bring Suicide awareness to the  community.  The facilitator was the Director of District 9 Rene D. Favreau.  The meeting focused on Suicide Prevention and an introduction of the Coalition to the attendees.  Our next meeting will be held April 23, 2003.

Contact: RENE D. FAVREAU @ 561-547-1195 OR 561-383-1143

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